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Immigration update podcast, episode 96


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Welcome to episode 96 of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. This month we’re covering December 2021 and we’ll go over some EU rights issues, a bit on deportation, a bit on asylum, touch on human rights and address some fascinating procedural issues of law.

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The downloadable 36-minute podcast follows the running order below. Timestamps indicate when a particular section begins.

EU rights

Supreme Court overturns expansion of benefits rights for EU citizens

No EU citizenship, no extended family members

Long residence (4.41)

Court of Appeal game-changer for validity and continuous residence

Deportation (8.52)

The effect of deportation on children: Imran case reversed

Deportation law up for MORE revision: Supreme Court to hear appeal in HA (Iraq) case

Man who has never left the UK avoids deportation after seven-year legal battle

Asylum (15.23)

Seeking asylum isn’t illegal yet, criminal courts confirm, quashing small boat convictions

Inflexible biometrics policy for refugee family reunion declared unlawful

Government refuses to relax asylum seeker right to work rules

Carriers’ liability (24.06)

What counts as an “effective system” of lorry checks?

Human rights (26.44)

Windrush victims win citizenship rule waiver

What does the Human Rights Act consultation say about migrants’ rights?

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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.