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LAPG launches survey on CCMS

LAPG has launched a survey to gather feedback on CCMS. It is aimed at all practitioners, not just LAPG members, and will provide valuable information on user perspectives to assist in lobbying the LAA for change. 382 more words


Couple stranded at Heathrow airport win claim for unlawful detention

R (Shahid Iqbal) v Secretary of State for the Home Department EWHC 79 (Admin)

On 10 February 2015, Mr Iqbal and his wife were returning to the UK after a trip to Pakistan when they were stopped and detained at Heathrow. 703 more words


No duty on Secretary of State to keep making deportation orders after revocation

See Antonio, R (on the application of) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department EWCA Civ 48 (08 February 2017).

Once a deportation order is revoked, the Secretary of State is not compelled to keep making orders under the automatic deportation regime in the UK Borders Act 2007 (§ 68). 54 more words


Allegations of deception made against immigration detainees must be carefully considered

The Court of Appeal has stressed the importance of carefully assessing the conduct of certain immigration detainees, particularly where they are accused of failing to co-operate with their removal from the UK: 118 more words


LAA withdraws direct contacts

The LAA has announced that it will no longer be possible to contact the immigration, exceptional funding and civil high cost cases teams direct. For the next two months direct calls to those teams using existing numbers will be diverted to the main customer service number. 58 more words


The U.S. Legislative Process

So few Americans understand, let alone even know, the lengthy and bureaucratic process that is followed attempting to make laws in the United States.  Given the complicated process this is, I’ll do my best to make it understandable, meaning in some cases parts of the process may be simplified for the sake of sanity.  2,369 more words


'Presedent' Revisited – Section 20 may not require consent

Earlier today, @suesspiciousmin tweeted that a new case might have rebooted the stream of section 20 compensation claims:

I couldn’t wait for his commentary, I had to search the case out for myself, and it is this case here:  1,595 more words