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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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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