Category: Immigration

How not to do disclosure: a government lawyer’s guide 

The High Court has made scathing criticisms of government lawyers who failed to comply with their disclose obligations in a […]

A very long detention…

Grzegorz Machnikowski v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2015] EWHC 54 (Admin) This is a peculiar case. The […]

Who bears the burden of proving a sham marriage?

Initially, the Secretary of State, according to the Court of Appeal in Luciara Machado Rosa v SSHD [2016] EWCA Civ […]

Blurred lines? Deportation of EU citizens under the EEA regulations

Case summary: Secretary of State for the Home Department v Jacek Straszewski and Darius Kersys [2015] EWCA Civ 1245  [Disclaimer: I […]

No human rights claims in EEA appeals without Home Office approval, says Court of Appeal

Case summary: TY (Sri Lanka) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2015] EWCA Civ 1233 The Court of Appeal […]

The Modern Slavery Act 2015: analysis

Much fanfare greeted the passage of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (‘MSA 2015’), hailed by the government as an “historic […]