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Immigration update podcast, episode 94


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Welcome to episode 94 of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. This month we kick off with some human rights developments and some fairly consistently good news on asylum (which is nice for a change). There are quite a few business immigration issues to run over quickly before we turn to developments in the English Channel and the international law of the sea for a nice, depressing ending…

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The downloadable 24-minute podcast follows the running order below. Timestamps indicate when a particular section begins.

Human rights

Early settlement concession for young people living half their lives in the UK 

Confirmed: Home Office can ignore human rights claims

Asylum (5.28)

Give trafficked asylum seekers permission to stay, says High Court

Asylum seeker right to work policy declared unlawful, again

Seasonal Workers (12.35)

New immigration concession for fuel tanker drivers

Visa scheme for HGV drivers and poultry workers launched

Pork butchers latest to get temporary visas

Other work visas (15.38)

The Intra-company Transfer visa could be getting a new lease of life

How to apply for an International Sportsperson visa

Channel crossings (17.25)

Patel pleads for time to stop Channel crossings

Briefing: sea rescue of refugees in UK law and proposals for change

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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.