This Practice Note outlines general principles of administrative removal, including who is and is not liable for removal and where they may be removed to. It also covers the factors to be taken into account when reaching a decision on removal and the additional safeguards applicable for family cases.
This resource page includes a summary of the relevant eligibility requirements when applying as an Adult Dependant Relative under Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules. It looks at the criteria for a grant, evidential requirements, Home Office policy and relevant caselaw in this route.
This Practice Note considers the privacy and data protection implications of operating a civilian drone (also referred to as an unmanned aerial vehicle or UAV) for commercial and recreational purposes. Among other things, it looks at the provisions of the Air Navigation Order 2016 and the General Data Protection Regulation to the use of drones. It also considers issues relating to drone manufacturing, surveillance, and drone-generated data ownership.
This Practice Note looks at the common grounds for refusal and cancellation found in the Immigration Rules, Part 9 which cover false representations, false information, false documents, relevant non-disclosure, and the linked ground of deception. It also provides practical tips on challenging any refusal made under the grounds for refusal.
This Practice Note considers how an employer should deal with the situation where it has identified that an employee does not have, or may not have, the right to work in the UK. It looks at employment status, the circumstances when a potential illegal worker may be identified and best practice on how to deal with the situation (including conducting an investigation and following a fair procedure). The Practice Note also discusses various scenarios which may arise in practice, including where an employee may not have the right to work due to matters which were in control of the employer, and circumstances where a person may have a right to reside and work in the UK that is not immediately apparent on the face of their documents (eg which stems from either European law or an entitlement to British citizenship). It also considers the various employment law issues that may be relevant, including unfair dismissal, discrimination and breach of contract.
This Practice Note provides an overview of immigration bail following the implementation of the bail provisions set out in the Immigration Act 2016. It covers bail powers, enforcement powers, bail application processes and conditions of bail. The relationship between bail and a person’s immigration status is also discussed, as well as some matters specific to criminal offenders.
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