Category: Immigration

Theresa May argues that her own legislation is absurd. And fails.

Well this is embarrassing. … the Secretary of State’s own department drafted the legislation which she is now saying is anomalous […]

Home Office delay of 9 years ‘critical’ in deportation appeal

When a “foreign criminal” wins an appeal against a deportation order made by the Secretary of State, it’s routine for the […]

Fresh articles on SEN and immigration law

I’ve just uploaded some new papers and articles to my Publications page. For those of you interested in SEN law, there […]

Balancing act: a 36 Immigration Forum on Article 8

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 from 17:30 to 20:00 at 36 Bedford Row, London, WC1R 4JH About this event Even in the technical field […]

Victim of trafficking wins judicial review against refusal of homeless assistance

A victim of human trafficking for the purpose of sexual exploitation should usually be considered vulnerable. More so if they […]

How to deal with allegations of bias against immigration judges

When I attend a Tribunal hearing, I usually bring my laptop and charger. And I type almost all the time, religiously. Where […]

New guidance on “deport first, appeal later” powers

New guidance is now available on the government’s “deport first, appeal later” policy and powers. The old guidance was deemed […]

Less than zero: how the UK forces poverty on asylum seekers and why it’s about to get worse

Thousands of refugees and asylum seekers in the UK are homeless, destitute and living in poverty. Banned from working and barred […]

the justice gap: Supreme Court strengthens protection of mentally ill trapped in detention

The Justice Gap blog have kindly published an updated version of my post about the detention of mentally ill persons […]