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Immigration update podcast, episode 102


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Welcome to episode 102 of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. This month we start with elements of the Borders Act 2022 coming into force before moving on to Appendix Private Life and Appendix FM. We then review the latest case law on criminal deportation, touch briefly on Zambrano applications, and conclude with Rwanda.

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The 29-minute podcast follows the running order below. Timestamps indicate when a particular section begins.

Borders Act

When is the Nationality and Borders Act 2022 coming into force?

Detailed policy on differential treatment of refugees announced

Humanitarian protection is being downgraded from 28 June 2022

Human rights (7.50)

New guidance on private life and family relationships

Judge takes “points based system” a bit too literally

Appendix FM (10.44)

Free family visas: the entry clearance fee waiver policy

Whether income is “lawfully derived” to be assessed case by case, Upper Tribunal holds

Deportation (15.16)

Supreme Court allows foreign criminal deportation case

Foreign convictions in deportation appeals

Challenge to “deport first, appeal later” process rejected

Zambrano (23.08)

No change to settlement rules for Zambrano carers despite Akinsanya judgment

Rwanda (25.05)

Home Office plans second flight to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda

How to respond to Rwanda removal notices 

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Colin Yeo

Immigration and asylum barrister, blogger, writer and consultant at Garden Court Chambers in London and founder of the Free Movement immigration law website.