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Private life vs public interest: when does integration defeat deportation from the UK?

The short but significant Court of Appeal judgment in Secretary of State for the Home Department v Kamara EWCA Civ 813 concerned an appeal against deportation of a person convicted of serious drug offences who had been living in the UK from age 6. 885 more words

Immigration Law

Home Office guidance on deportation of EEA nationals unlawful

The Home Office guidance (published on 20 October 2014) contained the wrong test.

It is unlawful, imposes a higher test than that contained in the statute [1] and should not be followed, according to Mr Justice Walker in  361 more words

Immigration Law

How to apply UK Parliament’s new(ish) human rights framework

Even before Rhuppiah v Secretary of State for the Home Department EWCA Civ 803, lawyers and Judges have engaged in mental gymnastics worthy of the Olympic stadium when applying Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights in immigration cases. 848 more words

Immigration Law

Teacher’s regulator acted outside its power in unlawful prosecutions

Teachers accused of unacceptable professional conduct are usually investigated by the regulator, the National College for Teaching and Leadership (‘NCTL’), and, if necessary, barred from teaching. 1,129 more words

Public Law

Merits tests amended from 22nd July

Following its successful appeal in IS in the Court of Appeal, the LAA announced that it would no longer fund cases that were “poor” or “borderline”. 181 more words


Drawbridge or floodgates? Brexit's effect on the migration of EU nationals to the UK

[This is a guest post by Miriam Carrion Benitez, an immigration barrister at the 36 Group. Miriam is an EU national with particular interest in the effect of Brexit on migration, trade and policy… 778 more words

Immigration Law

First year law - it wasn't all late night reading cases

Having completed first-year law, I look back and see how my expectations match the experience I have had. The verdict: 10/10 would do it again… 1,766 more words