Parents’ immigration history is relevant to whether it’s reasonable to remove settled children from the UK
Senior judges have found (yet again) that children can be punished for the sins of their parents, giving a green-light to the Home Office to remove families from the UK (even if they have not committed any crime).
There is a growing judicial consensus that the demanding test for serious offenders to resist deportation on grounds of family life ought to be applied with some flexibility.
Severe delays are not uncommon in immigration and asylum cases, as many applicants discover to their dismay. Here, Home Office inertia was a key reason why a woman’s deportation became unlawful.
“Every child matters”: but in immigration law, some children matter more than others. Join us for a lively discussion of the major legal developments on child rights in the immigration context followed by food and drink.
Minimum income requirements for spousal visas are lawful, but breach duty to safeguard children – says UK Supreme Court
For families divided by Home Office income requirements, this latest case on the human right to family life offers mixed results. While the main challenge to the Rules failed, parts of the policy were heavily criticised.
Sorry. Your Tribunal is running behind schedule. We hope it’ll be ready soon, but until then, you’ll just have to wait…
The massive backlog at the Immigration and Asylum Tribunal just got even bigger, according to recent government statistics.
The Home Office accused Mr Iqbal of cheating in his English language test. They cancelled his visa and detained him and his wife. The High Court has now found that the Home Office had failed to prove he cheated and had detained him unlawfully.