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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…

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Will Meghan Markle need a fiancee visa?

Today’s news reports have the engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. To be honest, the first thing that I did was to check whether there would be a bank holiday for the wedding, but before I had even finished the search Google was telling me that that was one of the most searched terms….

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The Guardian Newspaper quotes Gulbenkian Andonian

Gulbenkian Andonian Solicitors mentioned in The Guardian Newspaper Gulbenkian Andonian Solicitors, being no stranger and known for handling high profile cases has been mentioned in The Guardian newspaper in relation to an ongoing high profile immigration case. The politically charged high profile case involving the Home Office has caused a stir in relation to the…

The interplay between Article 8 and Appendix FM
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The interplay between Article 8 and Appendix FM

As well as relaxing the rules on the financial threshold that must be crossed by family members seeking settlement in the United Kingdom, the Home Office in HC290 has also acted on the declaration made by the Supreme Court As well as relaxing the rules on the financial threshold that must be crossed by family…

Legal 500 Top Tier 1 Law Firm
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Legal 500 Top Tier 1 Law Firm

Legal 500 Top Tier 1 firm status retained We are proud to announce that the Legal 500 which provides the most comprehensive worldwide coverage on recommended Law firms, Lawyers, Attorneys, Advocates, Solicitors and Barristers, have selected Gulbenkian Andonian Solicitors to retain their Top Tier 1 status ensuring that the firm is recognised as one of…