Fadi Farhat on LBC Radio
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Fadi Farhat on LBC Radio

Fadi Farhat, Legal Director, Head of Appeals & Public Law has made an appearance on LBC Radio. Listen to an interesting explanation of a recent Supreme Court verdict on an immigration matter in relation to a long-running high profile case involving an Albanian national and a deportation attempt by the Home Office. As ever Fadi…

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The status of EU nationals and dependents after Brexit

What will be the position of EU nationals and their dependents in the UK after Brexit? European nationals ( and their third country dependents) within the 27 EU countries that comprises the European Union, who are exercising Treaty rights of work, in the main, be it employment , self- employment , studies, or as persons…

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The current Iranian crisis & on Iranian asylum seekers

Might there be another Iranian Revolution? If so, how will this affect asylum seekers from Iran? The recent crisis in Iran (28th December 2017), is all-too-familiar with the dissatisfaction of the population echoing the déjà vu uprising of the 1979 Islamic Revolution which paved the way for the Ayatollah Khomeini, the country’s supreme leader in…

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The difficulty of refusing protection to an EU national

Immigration: – The difficulty of refusing protection to an EU national even in the wake of the exclusion clause at Article 1(f) (a) of the Geneva Convention on the Status of Refugees 1951. K v Staatssecretaris van Veiligheid en Justitie and HF v Belgische Staat (joined cases C- 331/16 and C – 366/16), CJEC (Advocate…

UK Immigration: – Developments and new legislation
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UK Immigration: – Developments and new legislation

Important provisions of the Immigration Act 2016 were brought into force on 1 December 2016… Appeals Important provisions of the Immigration Act 2016 were brought into force on 1 December 2016, in particular the extension of the ‘deport first, appeal later’ power in section 94 (B) of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002, enabling…

Article 8 of the Human Rights Act 1998 & Deportation
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Article 8 of the Human Rights Act 1998 & Deportation

Immigration– The interplay between Article 8 of the Geneva Convention on Human rights 1950 incorporated in the Human Rights Act 1998 and Appendix FM of the new Immigration Rules effective as from 9 July 2012: – Deportation / Removal—when a deportee can argue successfully that he/ she should not be removed from the UK under…