Challenging immigration decisions and enforcement

Challenging immigration decisions and enforcement guidance:

This Practice Note outlines the administrative removal regime under the Immigration Act 2014 (IA 2014), including the reduced scope for challenging removal decisions. For...

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From 6 April 2015, most administrative removals will be dealt with under section 10 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (IA 1999), as amended by section 1 of the...

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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...

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Administrative review is the main remedy which is available to challenge immigration decisions on applications which are not human rights or asylum claims. It is an...

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Administrative review (also known as AR) is available outside the UK and at the border to challenge an eligible decision on the basis that the decision is...

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Administrative review is the main remedy which is available to challenge immigration decisions on applications which are not human rights or asylum claims. It is an...

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Produced in partnership with Jo Renshaw of Turpin & Miller LLP Produced in partnership with David Sellwood of Garden Court Chambers This Practice Note outlines issues...

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There are now two concurrent sets of appeals regimes relating to rights of appeal from decisions affecting immigration status. This is due to a phased implementation of...

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A decision by the Secretary of State for the Home Department (SSHD) acting by the Home Office to refuse to grant a sponsor licence under Tiers 2 & 5 is not subject to any...

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Produced in partnership with Judith Farbey QC of Doughty Street Chambers and Deborah Revill of Lamb Building Changes to immigration law may mean that a person who applies...

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Produced in partnership with Rowena Moffatt of Doughty Chambers Produced in partnership with Helen Smith of North Star Law This Practice Note covers suggested immediate...

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This Practice Note looks at the legal and practical consequences of the curtailment and cancellation of leave to enter and remain. It also outlines the ways in which...

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Deportation is the process by which a non-British citizen can be removed from the UK and prevented from lawfully returning. The power to deport is found in the sections 3...

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This Practice Note examines the powers of the Home Office to detain individuals when exercising immigration control. It includes an overview of the Home Office’s policy...

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This Practice Note covers the law relating to temporary admission and bail which applied as of 24 November 2016, prior to the commencement of the Immigration (European...

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Important notice on Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...

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Immigration officers (IOs) have a number of statutorily-conferred powers to enter premises to search for persons and evidence and, on entry, to arrest persons and seize...

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This Practice Note provides a summary of the key steps involved in an appeal to the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) (FTT). The following information...

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The Immigration Act 2014 (IA 2014) makes a raft of significant changes to UK immigration law, often by way of amendment to various of the existing patchwork of pieces of...

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In the immigration and asylum chamber [Insert Home Office, Port and appeal reference numbers as relevant] First-tier tribunal [Insert venue] Between: [Name of Appellant]...

Precedents

This Practice Note examines the power of immigration bail, which from 15 January 2018 is the single power of release relevant to persons who are liable to detention. For...

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Produced in partnership with Rowena Moffatt of Doughty Street Chambers 1 The decision is unlawful under section 6 of the Human Rights Act (section 84(1)(c) of the...

Precedents

The Senior Courts Act 1981 (SCA 1981), s 31 provides the legislative framework for judicial review (JR). The procedures for JR in the Administrative Court of the High...

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In principle the lawfulness of any administrative decision relating to an individual’s immigration status or nationality may be susceptible to challenge on established...

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This Practice Note examines the procedural steps and other practical issues involved in the preparation of an appeal to the First-tier Tribunal (FTT), following the...

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The Home Office has a policy of retaining valuable original documents where an in-country application has been refused or has been deemed to be invalid in circumstances...

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