Immigration Rules should not be bent to favour right to family life – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted September 13th, 2011 in appeals, human rights, immigration, news by tracey

“The Court of Appeal has confirmed that Article 8 of the Convention need not necessarily be considered when deciding whether to grant an applicant indefinite leave to remain. The Immigration Rules the are the sole test of eligibility, and Article 8 cannot be used to modify them. They should therefore be read according to their natural and ordinary meaning.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 13th September 2011