Tag: Children

How should Judges weigh the public interest in applications to revoke a deportation order?

Non-UK nationals who commit serious criminal offences are subject to automatic deportation. The Secretary of State must make a deportation order […]

How to apply UK Parliament’s new(ish) human rights framework

Even before Rhuppiah v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] EWCA Civ 803, lawyers and Judges have engaged […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

What SEN lawyers can learn from the #bakersmall twitter scandal

I have a confession: I am a Special Educational Needs (‘SEN’) lawyer and I work mainly for local authorities. On occasion […]

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 […]

Birmingham leaves hundreds of SEN children in the lurch

Transfers from primary to secondary school can be a worrying time for parents. More so when their children have special educational […]