As the Appeal in Patel & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWCA Civ 741 is pending in the Supreme Court I thought I would summarize very briefly the issues in leading cases in this area of immigration law for our Blog, which in Jackson LJ’s words “has now become an […]
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 […]
The new Home Office van campaign regarding illegal immigrants, “It’s not British, it’s Brutish”.
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 […]
On 25 June 2013, significant changes to when a person has a right of appeal, or has a right of appeal from within the UK, against an immigration decision came into force. As a result of these changes the right of appeal against the refusal of a family visit visa has been removed. After the […]
Since 2008, employers have had a responsibility to check that their employees have the right to work in the UK. Employers who fail to do so face civil penalties, principally fines. On 9 July 2013, the Home Office launched a consultation on measures they claim will get tougher on employers who continue to employ those […]