Category: Immigration

Did Byron Burger unlawfully discriminate against employees in Home Office sting?

Potentially. But much depends on what was said and done, and how. The raid On the morning of 4 July 2016, […]

Updated government guidance on Albanian female victims of trafficking

Updated Home Office “Country information and guidance: female victims of trafficking, Albania, July 2016” is now available. A quick look at the […]

What do Judges say about Parliament’s new human rights framework on family and private life?

Quite a lot, actually. And to mark two years since it was introduced in immigration appeals, I’ve made a handy table […]

Drawbridge or floodgates? Brexit’s effect on the migration of EU nationals to the UK

[This is a guest post by Miriam Carrion Benitez, an immigration barrister at the 36 Group. Miriam is an EU national […]

I asked Theresa May to rethink the refugee crisis. Now she might have to.

A letter from the Home Office casts doubt over Prime Minister Theresa May’s plans to cut the number of asylum seekers in the UK.

Updated Home Office guidance on detention of pregnant women now available

Updated Home Office guidance (Chapters 46 to 62: of the Enforcement Instructions Guidance) is now available, covering immigration detention and enforcement. […]

Court of Appeal gives fresh guidance for “invalid” ETS fraud cases

After getting busted on BBC Panorama for fraud on an industrial scale, the Home Office’s approved language testing contractor, Educational Testing […]

When is it reasonable to remove a settled child from the UK?

The stream of case law on Parliament’s new statutory human rights framework for Article 8 immigration cases has disgorged another important but unhelpful […]

UK Parliament drafts human rights law that violates human rights

I‘ve written before about how the case law on Article 8 (the right to family and private life under the European […]

Balancing act: how it went, in words and pictures

For those who missed it, here’s a run-down of our event on Tuesday evening (Balancing act: a 36 Immigration Forum on […]