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 (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 (AR) is available to challenge an eligible decision on the basis that the decision is incorrect due to a case working error. The framework for the...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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This Practice Note looks at appeals from the European Economic Area (EEA) decisions. The term ‘EEA nationals’ will be used to refer to nationals of EEA countries (other...

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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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