Under legal pressure, the UK government has reversed its policy requiring at-risk Afghans seeking relocation to the UK to first obtain suitable accommodation. This post outlines the background and provides an overview of the current legal challenges afoot.
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.
Inspectors condemn ‘unacceptable’ and ‘inhumane’ treatment of detainees at Heathrow Immigration Removal Centre
A report by independent inspectors appointed by the UK’s Minister for Immigration has made critical findings on the conditions for detainees at Heathrow removal centre
In a recent legal challenge, the UK government’s “benefit cap” has come under fire for unlawfully discriminating against lone parents with children under the age of two.
Large increases in Home Office fees kick in from 6 April 2017. There are steep rises across the board for many of the more common applications, in the region of 20 to 25% increases in some cases.
“Deport now, appeal later” or start again? Guidance on fresh claims and s.94B certifications in immigration judicial reviews
Home Office powers to cut the number of appeals against immigration refusals have enabled a boom in judicial reviews and fresh claims. That trend is likely to continue following new guidance from the Upper Tribunal.
Migrants should be required to learn English, according to coverage of a new report by an influential Parliamentary committee. Here are some tips from a ‘native’ English speaker.
The High Court is considering a legal challenge by the junior doctors against a divisive new contract. It has potential to be one of this Autumn’s key cases in the public law field.
New Home Office guidance on the detention of vulnerable adults comes into force today.  Read it here.
On 11 July 2016, days after the Brexit vote, the Cabinet Office assured us that EU nationals in the UK […]