Outside the Immigration Rules and human rights applications

Outside the Immigration Rules and human rights applications guidance:

This Practice Note looks at the two sets of ‘Exceptional circumstances’ provisions found in para GEN.3.1‒3.3 of the Immigration Rules, which are two of the three arms of...

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From 9 July 2012, the Secretary of State for the Home Department (SSHD) adopted a revised approach to the assessment of Article 8 of European Convention on Human Rights...

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Since 9 July 2012 the Secretary of State for the Home Department (SSHD) has adopted a new approach to the assessment of Article 8 of European Convention on Human Rights...

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Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights 1950 (ECHR), which is incorporated into domestic law by section 1 of the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998), sets out a...

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This Practice Note provides a detailed description of the scope of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), and the protections it gives in the...

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A statement of policy or practice issued by the Secretary of State for the Home Department (SSHD), acting by UK Visas and Immigration, explains or expands on—but can...

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This Practice Note considers the power which Home Office caseworkers enjoy to grant leave outside the Immigration Rules, and what policies govern the exercise of that...

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This Practice Note covers practical factors which will need to be considered when advising clients who may not meet all of the requirements of any category of the...

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This Practice Note provides advisers with practical guidance on how to approach an Article 8 claim. It is the fourth in a series of closely related Practice Notes, which...

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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is currently being updated, including for the new Solicitors Regulatory Authority Code of Conduct for Solicitorscoming in to force on 25...

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This analysis covers the main changes to the Immigration Rules (the Rules) set out in HC 290. HC 290 was issued on 20 July 2017, along with an Explanatory Memorandum...

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This Practice Note outlines the legal framework underpinning the duty of UK immigration decision-makers, including the Home Office, tribunals and courts, to safeguard and...

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This Practice Note discusses the policies followed by Home Office decision-makers in order to comply with the duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children when...

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Under section 55 of the Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Act 2009, the Secretary of State for the Home Department (SSHD) has a duty to safeguard and promote the...

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