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Immigration update podcast, episode 88


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Welcome to episode 88 of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. This month we’ve got quite a few different subjects to cover, including some detention issues, the EU Settlement Scheme — for which the deadline is now rapidly approaching — and British nationality law.

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The downloadable 22-minute podcast follows the running order below. Timestamps indicate when a particular section begins.

Long residence

Interjacent overstaying may count in 10-year long residence application

Detention (2.45)

Lack of Rule 35 process in prisons is unlawful, Court of Appeal finds

System for investigating deaths in immigration detention declared unlawful

Human trafficking to be covered by the Adults at Risk policy

Rough sleepers (8.24)

Rounding up the rough sleepers… yet again

EU Settlement Scheme (10.08)

Late applications to the EU Settlement Scheme

Social workers can get settled status for EU kids in care without parental consent

Appeals (14.58)

Confirmed: no right of appeal where limited instead of indefinite leave is granted

Lawyers must lodge out of country appeals through MyHMCTS

Human rights (16.12)

Home Office can’t just ignore potential persecution even if there is no asylum claim

Nationality (18.15)

Good character requirement unlawfully applied in Windrush cases

New Plan for Immigration: the proposed changes to nationality law

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Colin Yeo

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.