The post-election speculation has finally ended with the government’s announced “four strand policy” starting to take shape. The stated aim is to “reduce net immigration to the levels of the 1990’s”,... Read more »
The question the Court of Appeal had to answer in Pankina and others v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWCA Civ 719 was whether the UKBA’s Points Based System Policy Guidance was... Read more »
In one of its recently issued determinations the Upper Tribunal's Immigration and Asylum Chamber seems to have begun freely to express its frustration at what it sees as the idiosyncrasies of the points-based... Read more »
In FW (Paragraph 322: untruthful answer) Kenya  UKUT 165 (IAC) - one of a batch of recently reported determinations issued by the new Asylum and Immigration Chamber of the Upper Tribunal – the... Read more »
The Asylum and Immigration Chamber of the Upper Tribunal has issued two important determinations, FA and AA (PBS: effect of Pankina) Nigeria  UKUT 00304 (IAC) and CDS (PBS: "available": Article... Read more »
The coalition government's Home Secretary Theresa May today announced that from the autumn of 2010 people applying for entry clearance or leave to remain as the spouse, civil partner or fiancé... Read more »
A significant change in German Immigration law, which occurred on 28 August 2007, has received little media coverage but could positively affect many. This law principally allows for citizens from EU... Read more »
In Secretary of State for Work and Pensions v Taous Lassal  EWCA Civ 157 , the Court of Appeal made a reference to the European Court of Justice (the ECJ). The Court of Appeal asked the ECJ to... Read more »
Appeal courts hear appeals against decisions. That is why the courts exist – in order for people to complain that decisions affecting them are wrong and should be overturned. So at first sight it... Read more »
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