Tag: Human rights

Private life vs public interest: when does integration defeat deportation from the UK?

Theshort but significant Court of Appeal judgment in Secretary of State for the Home Department v Kamara [2016] EWCA Civ 813 concerned […]

Home Office guidance on deportation of EEA nationals unlawful

The Home Office guidance (published on 20 October 2014) contained the wrong test. It is unlawful, imposes a higher test […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]