Tag: Asylum

How to use statistics and dental x-rays in age assessment disputes?

The Upper Tribunal has given guidance on the correct approach to statistical evidence in the context of dental x-rays in age assessment disputes.

Tooth and lies: assessing the age of lone refugee children

A Tory MP has called for child refugees from the Calais camp to be subjected to dental x-rays to determine their ages. Here’s why dentists and judges disagree.

Event: Migration in ‘hostile environments’ – a 36 Immigration Forum

As the prospect of a ‘hard’ Brexit looms, join barristers from 36 Immigration to discuss the coming changes to immigration enforcement, the rights of EEA nationals and EU refugee policy.

Asylum seekers don’t ‘play the system’: the system has crashed.

Immigration is a gift to every jaded journalist in post-factual Brexit Britain. Take some meaningless Home Office statistics from 2004 to […]

On the frontline of the EU-Turkey Deal

This time next month, I will be on the Greek Island of Chios to assist with refugee work partnered with the solicitor’s firm Reed […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

Iraq: country information and guidance

New guidance is available on the humanitarian situation in Iraq. Downloadable here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/iraq-country-information-and-guidance