We are a bit behind the times this month, catching up from the summer. This time Sonia and I cover not one but two statements of changes, the Illegal Migration Act, asylum withdrawals, the massive increase in fees, several legal updates on the rights of EU citizens and a load of cases, including one from the Supreme Court on Palestinian refugees.
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The 40 minute podcast follows the running order below.
Statement of changes
Statement of changes HC 1715: visa regime imposed on Dominica, Honduras, Namibia, Timor-Leste and Vanuatu
Statement of changes HC 1496: asylum, EU Settlement Scheme, and restrictions on students
The Illegal Migration Act 2023: what has changed?
Briefing: why and how is the Home Office treating more asylum claims as “withdrawn”?
What safe and legal routes are available for refugees to come to the United Kingdom?
OISC amends judicial review practice note to prevent advisers conducting litigation
New law confirms British citizenship for children of EU citizens born in UK before 2 October 2000
How does absence from the UK work under the EU settlement scheme?
A glitch or a feature? Systemic problems with digital proof of immigration status
Massive increases to immigration fees announced
Briefing: the rules on returning residents with indefinite leave to remain (ILR)
Points Based System
How to apply for a Global Business Mobility: Secondment Worker visa
Supreme Court finds exclusion of Palestinians from resettlement scheme not unlawful
Asylum seekers don’t need ‘direct evidence’ they’re being covertly monitored
‘Minded to cancel’ process applies to dishonesty allegations at the UK border
Airport detainee wrongly denied a solicitor in immigration interview
Upper Tribunal reminds parties to identify the issues in an appeal
Tribunal must consider Home Office decisions in full even when not explicitly relied on by representative
High Court rejects challenge to EU Settlement Scheme dependency rules for children
Upper Tribunal rules post-Brexit Zambrano appeals can continue
Home Office withdraws objective evidence test for trafficking decisions