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Resources tagged with "Immigration law"
July 1 2015 | Conference papers
This paper covers some of the key issues that arise in private law immigration detention claims, as opposed to public law claims. It is not exhaustive but aims to provide an overview of the points that lawyers bringing civil claims need to be aware of. The session is intended to be discursive and we are happy to deal with any questions or conundrums as we go along, either arising out of the areas covered below, or relating to other issues that come up in immigration detention civil claims.
October 20 2014 | Conference papers
The European Charter on Fundamental Rights is increasingly being relied on in judicial review. However there is some confusion about what it is and when it can be relied upon. This talk / paper will attempt to clarify some of the key issues.
August 14 2014 | Conference papers
This presentation and related materials cover the use of judicial review in immigration cases, including:
• The implications of the transfer of most immigration judicial reviews to the Upper Tribunal
• The increasing use of judicial review as the only remedy in cases where clients have no right of appeal
• The use of strategic judicial review litigation to challenge the new interpretation of and validity of the new immigration rules post 9 July 2012 (including in relation to Article 8)
• Major changes in the field which will be wrought when the Immigration Act 2014 comes fully into force
July 31 2014 | Guides
The purpose of this guide is to assist voluntary organisations working with destitute migrant families to identify which families can access support from social services. The guide is intended to help advisers advocate on behalf of their clients and to know when to refer a case to a solicitor. This guide is not intended to be a substitute for specialist legal advice.
June 4 2013 | Conference papers
Transfer of judicial to the Upper Tribunal in immigration cases is currently limited by statute but, since late 2011, all 'fresh claim' judicial reviews have been transferred to the UT, and many judicial reviews of social services' age assessments are also transferred there. This paper looks at the procedure and practical implications of judicial reviews being considered in the Upper Tribunal (IAC) regarding age assessments.
April 6 2013 | Conference papers
This paper reviews the most important cases of the past year, and considers their impact on case law and implications for future appellants.Review of the most important cases of the past year, consideration of their impact on case law and implications for future appellants.
October 15 2012 | Conference papers
An update on Judicial Review in the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) including a consideration of recent approaches to age assessments and fresh claims and proposals for all immigration judicial reviews to be transferred to the Upper Tribunal.
September 25 2012 | Conference papers
This presentations looks at the development of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights in the context of immigration law.