New Judgment: Secretary of State for the Home Department v SC (Jamaica) [2022] UKSC 15 – UKSC Blog

Posted June 16th, 2022 in deportation, human rights, Jamaica, news, Supreme Court by sally

‘The Appellant is a Jamaican national, born in 1991. He came to the UK in December 2001 and has lived here since then. The Appellant’s mother is a lesbian who was persecuted by gang members in Jamaica, at whose hands both the Appellant and his mother suffered violence, harassment and assault. The Appellant and his mother were granted indefinite leave to remain in the UK as refugees in October 2003. The Appellant committed several criminal offences between 2005 and 2012. In June 2012, the Appellant was convicted of assault causing actual bodily harm for which he was sentenced to two years in a young offender’s institution. As a result, the Appellant is a foreign criminal who qualifies for automatic deportation under the UK Borders Act 2007.’

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UKSC Blog, 15th June 2022