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Immigration update podcast, episode 11


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Welcome to the November 2014 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. The material for the podcast is drawn from blog posts on Free Movement for the month of November. I start this month by going through some Home Office news and other updates, I move on to the new tribunal procedure rules and some important case law and then finish with a European update looking at welfare benefits and also Dublin removals.

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The downloadable 25 minute audio podcast follows the (non chronological) order of content below:

Home Office news and other updates

Illegal immigration should be made illegal says MP   —  3 November 2014

Notice period doubled from next spring for all marriages and civil partnerships   —  24 November 2014 

Giving evidence in court: Home Office guidance   —  24 November 2014 

Pursuing compensation from the Home Office   —  18 November 2014 

Tribunal news and cases

New immigration tribunal procedure rules: analysis   —  20 November 2014 

Litigants in person, costs, consent orders …and Hamlet   —  21 November 2014 

Tribunal criticised for conducting own research   —  20 November 2014 

SPRAKAB and anonymous evidence   —  17 November 2014 

Legacy cases “laid to rest” by Court of Appeal   —  14 November 2014 

European update

Existing EEA migrants at risk of destitution following the removal of Housing Benefit   —  25 November 2014 

Dano and the exclusion of inactive EU citizens from certain non-contributory social benefits   —  19 November 2014 

Tarakhel: another blow to the Dublin system   —  13 November 2014 

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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.