Immigration & Nationality Law

Bloomsbury Immigration Law Briefing: January Teaser

In this month’s briefing we cover case law and other developments up to 7 December 2018. The much-anticipated Immigration White Paper was too late to be covered but will be in next month. In the briefing are a Rules change and the Home Office application process move to become digital. There two Supreme Court decisions. Read more

Immigration Law (3 December – 17 December)

Immigration News Local authorities could stop housing asylum seekers, MPs warn The Guardian – 17 December A recent Commons report has warned that local authorities may pull out of the scheme to house asylum seekers after losing faith in the system. Authorities have spoken of mounting pressure at the cost of housing asylum seekers, as. Read more

Immigration Law (19 November – 3 December)

Immigration News Immigration plans might not be published before Brexit vote, says Javid The Guardian – 27 November Home Secretary, Sajid Javid has indicated that immigration plans might not be published before MPs vote on the Brexit deal on 11 December. Javid has stated that the white paper on post-Brexit immigration should come before the. Read more

Immigration Law (5 November – 19 November)

Immigration News Briefing: Appendix EU, the rules on settled status for EU citizens Free Movement – 15 November Free Movement publish a draft report from the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association (ILPA) which consists of ‘commentary by experienced immigration practitioners on the EU Settlement Scheme.’ The Draft Withdrawal Agreement and Appendix EU Immigration Rules are among. Read more

Immigration Law (22 October – 5 November)

Immigration News Employers to have transition period before EU right-to-work checks The Guardian – 1 November The Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, has contradicted recent comments from Caroline Nokes and assured employers that should a Brexit deal not be made there will be a ‘sensible transition period’ before they will have to make immigration checks on. Read more

Immigration Law (8 October – 22 October)

Immigration News Court of Appeal says statelessness must be proved on balance of probabilities Free Movement – 19 October Free Movement discuss the case of AS (Guinea) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWCA Civ 2234, in which the Court of Appeal rejected an attempt by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. Read more

Bloomsbury Immigration Law Briefing: September Teaser

In this month’s briefing we cover case law and other developments up to 10 September 2018. With Brexit nearing there have been amendments to the EEA Regulations and the addition of Appendix EU to the Immigration Rules to introduce the new Settled Status scheme for EEA nationals. There is also some new Presidential Guidance on. Read more

Immigration Law (10 September – 24 September)

Immigration News Children as young as ten denied UK citizenship for failing ‘good character’ test The Guardian – 21 September The Home Office has published figures revealing that over the last five years, an average of one child a week has had their citizenship application denied: as many as 400 children have not satisfied the. Read more

Immigration Law (27 August – 10 September)

Immigration News How can the Home Office tear up the British passport of a six-year-old boy born in Leeds? Free Movement – 6 September Colin Yeo discusses the recent case of a six-year-old boy who had his passport torn up and was denied re-entry to the UK after a holiday to Belgium. The boys Guinean. Read more

Immigration Law (13 August – 27 August)

Immigration News Migration from EU to UK continues to fall, ONS figures show BBC News – 23 August Over the last year the number of EU citizens moving to the UK has decreased, reaching lows not experienced since 2012. Data from the Labour Force Survey demonstrates that there were 86,000 fewer EU nationals working in. Read more

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