Sex offender avoids deportation by claiming ‘right to family life’ with kids he’ll never see – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 14th, 2014 in deportation, families, human rights, news, sexual offences by sally

‘A foreign sex offender has been allowed to remain in Britain because of his “right to family life” with his two young children, even though they are about to be adopted.’

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Daily Telegraph, 13th July 2014

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Yarl’s Wood: deported asylum seekers to give evidence to parliament – The Guardian

‘Deported asylum seekers who have made allegations of inappropriate sexual behaviour by staff at the Yarl’s Wood detention centre are to be called before an ongoing parliamentary inquiry.’

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The Guardian, 28th June 2014

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Regina (Francis) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Bail for Immigration Detainees intervening) – WLR Daily

Regina (Francis) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Bail for Immigration Detainees intervening):[2014] EWCA Civ 718; [2014] WLR (D) 240

‘The statutory authority deriving from paragraph 2(1) and (3) of Schedule 3 to the Immigration Act 1971 for detention pending removal of a person against whom a deportation order had been made in pursuance of a recommendation by a court was not unlimited and did not continue when there was no longer any prospect of deportation within a reasonable time.’

WLR Daily, 23rd May 2014

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Afusat Saliu and children ‘deported to Nigeria’ – BBC News

‘A woman who fought to stay in the UK over fears her daughters could face female genital mutilation in Nigeria has been deported, her lawyer has said.’

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BBC News, 4th June 2014

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Judge prevents Theresa May sending asylum-seeker back to lawless Somalia – The Independent

Posted June 3rd, 2014 in appeals, asylum, deportation, immigration, injunctions, news, tribunals by sally

‘The Home Secretary, Theresa May, has been accused of acting unlawfully by forcing the removal of failed Somali asylum-seekers to Mogadishu where they fear they will be murdered by Islamic militants. In what is being seen as a test case affecting thousands of Somalis in Britain, a judge has granted an injunction at the last minute halting the removal of a 23-year-old man, identified only as Abdullah, who was due to be flown back to Mogadishu on Tuesday.’

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The Independent, 3rd June 2014

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Mother who force fed baby to death wins ‘family life’ appeal to stay in Britain – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 3rd, 2014 in appeals, deportation, human rights, immigration, news, tribunals by sally

‘Foreign criminal jailed for causing death of 10-month-old daughter overturns Home Office deportation bid by arguing it would breach her human rights.’

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Daily Telegraph, 2nd June 2014

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Deportation reprieve for Nigerians amid female genital mutilation fears – The Guardian

Posted May 30th, 2014 in deportation, female genital mutilation, news by sally

‘Government lawyers cancel the removal of Afusat Saliu and her two daughters, after they were taken from their home in Leeds.’

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The Guardian, 29th May 2014

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Supreme Court clarifies effect of deportation orders on indefinite leave – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted May 23rd, 2014 in deportation, human rights, immigration, news by sally

‘The case R (on the application of George) v SSHD raised the issue of whether someone’s indefinite leave to remain in the UK, which was invalidated by a deportation order, remains invalid if the deportation order is revoked.’

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 22nd May 2014

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R (on the application of Fitzroy George) (Respondent) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department (Appellant) – Supreme Court

R (on the application of Fitzroy George) (Respondent) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department (Appellant) [2014] UKSC 28 (YouTube)

Supreme Court, 14th May 2014

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Immigration judges block foreign killer’s deportation on ‘human rights’ grounds – Daily Telegraph

‘Somali man convicted of manslaughter defeats bid to remove him from Britain, despite being single man with no children.’

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Daily Telegraph, 12th May 2014

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A (Respondent) v British Broadcasting Corporation (Appellant) (Scotland) – Supreme Court

A (Respondent) v British Broadcasting Corporation (Appellant) (Scotland) [2014] UKSC 25 (YouTube)

Supreme Court, 8th May 2014

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Anonymity order compatible with Convention and common law – Supreme Court – UK Human Rights Blog

‘This appeal related to whether the Scottish Courts took the correct approach to prohibit the publication of a name or other matter in connection with court proceedings under section 11 of the Contempt of Court Act 1981, and whether the court’s discretion was properly exercised in this case. The Supreme Court unanimously dismissed the appeal by the BBC.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 9th May 2014

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Palestinian asylum seeker to be deported for ‘appalling crime history’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 6th, 2014 in asylum, deportation, drug trafficking, news, recidivists by tracey

‘A convicted Palestinian drug dealer is finally being thrown out of Britain after using the Human Rights Act to remain in the UK for an eight-year crime spree.’

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Daily Telegraph, 6th May 2014

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Nigerian woman fearing daughters’ FGM wins reprieve on deportation – The Guardian

‘A woman has won a temporary reprieve in her fight against being deported to her native Nigeria where she says her children face being subjected to female genital mutilation.’

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The Guardian, 25th April 2014

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Closed Material – London Review of Books

‘Nicholas Phillips on the problems posed by the use of secret evidence.’

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London Review of Books, 17th April 2014

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Student Yashika Bageerathi removed from UK as legal bid fails – BBC News

Posted April 3rd, 2014 in appeals, asylum, deportation, education, immigration, news by tracey

‘An A-Level student from north London has been removed from the country and is being flown back to Mauritius after a last ditch legal challenge failed.’

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BBC News, 2nd April 2014

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Yarl’s Wood death: Woman, 40, dies of heart attack at controversial immigration centre – The Independent

‘Police were on Sunday investigating the sudden death of a 40-year-old woman at a controversial immigration detention centre where Mauritian A-Level student Yashika Bageerathi is currently awaiting deportation.’

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The Independent, 30th March 2014

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Foreign convicts awaiting deportation held in jail limbo for years – The Independent

Posted March 28th, 2014 in deportation, detention, human rights, news, visas by sally

‘Foreign offenders awaiting deportation are being locked up for years after their sentences have ended in a potential breach of their human rights, the immigration watchdog has warned.’

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The Independent, 27th March 2014

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Record number of foreign criminals cannot be deported – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 17th, 2014 in deportation, human rights, news, statistics by sally

‘In 2012/2013 602 appeals were allowed by the immigration courts, including 324 criminals allowed to stay in Britain because of their right to a family life.’

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Daily Telegraph, 15th February 2014

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Regina (Khan) v Secretary of State for the Home Department – WLR Daily

Posted February 13th, 2014 in appeals, deportation, evidence, immigration, law reports by sally

Regina (Khan) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2014] EWCA Civ 88; [2014] WLR (D) 60

‘The word “matter” in section 96(1)(b) of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 was to be interpreted broadly to include both evidence and issues.’

WLR Daily, 11th February 2014

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