AA, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2013] UKSC 49 re Section 55 of the Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Act 2009

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This is an appeal against unlawful detention in which the appellant’s position was that where the Secretary of State detained the appellant (a minor) in the mistaken but reasonable belief that he was aged over 18 the detention was unlawful on the proper construction of section 55, and that the Secretary of State’s reasonable belief […]

Khatel and others (s85A; effect of continuing application) [2013] UKUT 44 (IAC) overturned in Secretary of State for the Home Department v Raju & Ors [2013] EWCA Civ 754

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This in an appeal concerning four Tier 1 PSW applicants in whose case the Upper Tribunal concluded that they were entitled to the 75 points they needed for PSW visa because although they had not sent the required documents when they sent their PSW applications to the Home Office, they had been awarded the qualification […]

£1000 to £3000 civil penalty proposed for Landlords if illegal immigrants are found in their properties

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On 3 July 2013, the Home Office published its consultation, ‘Tackling illegal immigration in privately rented accommodation’. The Government proposes to require private landlords to check the immigration status of new tenants and other adults living in their property. Landlords who do not carry out checks and are found renting residential property to anyone unlawfully […]