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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Suspected foreign war criminals ‘able to stay in UK’ – BBC News

Posted February 13th, 2014 in asylum, deportation, human rights, news, war crimes by sally

‘Forty-nine people suspected of genocide, torture or other serious crimes abroad are living in the UK despite being priority cases for deportation, figures reveal.’

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BBC News, 13th February 2014

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Mentally unfit refugees unfairly targeted by Home Office – The Guardian

‘The Home Office is covertly targeting the most vulnerable asylum seekers – those considered mentally unfit, or victims of torture – for deportation as part of the government’s hardline stance on immigration, according to lawyers and charity workers.’

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The Guardian, 25th January 2014

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The violent gang leader we can’t deport is freed to walk the streets – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 16th, 2014 in asylum, deportation, detention, gangs, news, violent offenders by tracey

‘A violent gang “general” who police believe poses a serious threat to the public is back on the streets after attempts to have him deported ended in failure.’

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Daily Telegraph, 16th January 2014

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Foreign drug dealer wins human rights case – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 8th, 2014 in ASBOs, deportation, drug trafficking, human rights, immigration, news by sally

‘A Jamaican man who commuted to London every day to sell crack on a council estate has used human rights laws to stop a deportation order.’

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Daily Telegraph, 7th January 2014

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Isa Muazu loses legal battle after starving self – BBC News

Posted December 17th, 2013 in asylum, demonstrations, deportation, immigration, mental health, news, tribunals by sally

‘A Nigerian asylum seeker who starved himself for three months has lost his legal bid to stay in the UK.’

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BBC News, 17th December 2013

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Man who tried to commit suicide by running into wall loses damages case over broken spine – The Independent

Posted December 11th, 2013 in damages, deportation, detention, immigration, mental health, news, personal injuries, suicide by sally

‘A man who broke his spine when he tried to commit suicide by running head first into a concrete wall while in detention awaiting deportation has lost his High Court damages action.’

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The Independent, 11th December 2013

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Boat race protester Trenton Oldfield wins appeal against deportation – The Guardian

Posted December 9th, 2013 in appeals, demonstrations, deportation, families, immigration, news by sally

“Trenton Oldfield, an Australian protester who leapt into the Thames to disrupt the Oxford versus Cambridge boat race, will not be sent back to Australia, an immigration judge has said.”

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The Guardian, 9th December 2013

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Isa Muaza granted more time in UK – The Guardian

Posted December 6th, 2013 in asylum, deportation, judicial review, news, restraint orders by tracey

‘Asylum seeker who was returned to UK in a failed deportation attempt will stay in the country pending judicial review.’

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The Guardian, 5th December 2013

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Welfare of child not a trump card against deportation – UK Human Rights Blog

‘The Supreme Court has clarified the principles to be applied when considering the welfare of children in deportation cases. The following summary is based on the Supreme Court’s Press Summary.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 29th November 2013

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‘Close to death’ hunger striker faces imminent deportation after court defeat – The Independent

Posted November 26th, 2013 in appeals, asylum, demonstrations, deportation, detention, immigration, news by tracey

‘A man who is “close to death” after being on hunger strike in immigration detention for three months could be sent back to Nigeria on Wednesday after his case failed in the Court of Appeal.’

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The Independent, 25th November 2013

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Independent review of deportation with assurances: terms of reference – Home Office

Posted November 22nd, 2013 in deportation, press releases, terrorism by tracey

‘Terms of reference for the independent review of deportation with assurances.’

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Home Office, 21st November 2013

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Dying asylum seeker on hunger strike must stay in custody, says high court – The Guardian

Posted November 20th, 2013 in asylum, demonstrations, deportation, detention, immigration, news by sally

“A failed asylum seeker said to be near death following an 85-day hunger strike in protest at his detention must remain in custody, the high court ruled on Tuesday.”

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The Guardian, 19th November 2013

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Sudanese sex offender wins damages for being held in custody too long – The Guardian

“A sex offender has won the right to damages after the court of appeal ruled he was held in custody for too long while attempts to deport him were unsuccessful.”

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Thr Guardian, 12th November 2013

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Paralysed Tinsley House detainee sues for damages – BBC News

“A man who broke his spine when he deliberately ran into a brick wall while in detention awaiting deportation is suing for damages.”

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BBC News, 13th November 2013

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Human Rights Act is stopping us deporting foreign criminals, minister says – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 1st, 2013 in crime, deportation, human rights, news by sally

“European human rights laws that prevent the deportation of foreign criminals must be overhauled, a minister has said, after figures showed that only a tiny fraction are ever thrown out of Britain.”

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Daily Telegraph, 31st October 2013

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MF (Nigeria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department – WLR Daily

MF (Nigeria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2013] EWCA Civ 1192; [2013] WLR (D) 380

“The new immigration rules, introduced by Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules (2012) (HC 194) into Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules (1994) (HC 395), which concerned the deportation of foreign criminals and the evaluation of their article 8 rights under the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, were a complete code. Where a foreign criminal came within the provisions of paragraph 399 or 399A of HC395, as amended,, he could be entitled to leave to remain on a limited or indefinite basis on article 8 grounds, but where those paragraphs did not apply very compelling reasons, described as ‘exceptional circumstances’, would be required to outweigh the public interest in deportation.”

WLR Daily, 8th October 2013

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