Tag: Asylum

Audio: Expert panel event on asylum support rates in the cost of living crisis

Listen to an expert panel of human rights lawyers speaking at an in-person event on UK asylum support law, with a focus on support rates in the cost of living crisis, the Illegal Migration Act 2023 and future developments.

Official portrait of Suella Braverman MP

Asylum support rate increased after Home Secretary’s unlawful failings

Significant numbers of destitute asylum seekers are due to receive an increased rate of support after the Home Secretary’s approach to the support rate failed to track inflation and reflect the increased cost of living.

Court declines to order investigation into violent attack against asylum seekers in Glasgow hotel

No breaches of Article 3 of the ECHR where asylum seekers accommodated in a Glasgow hotel, staff and a police officer were subject to a violent attack by one of the residents.

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.