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Refugee law in the UK: new ebook


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Now in pdf, iBooks and Kindle formats for download
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Want to know who might qualify as a refugee? What the legal requirements are? What reasons the Home Office relies on to refuse cases and what counter arguments are available? Who might be excluded from refugee status?

I have just finished a new ebook, this time on refugee law in the UK. It distils what I’ve learned in a decade and a half of fighting asylum cases. I hope it will be useful to lawyers and students. The contents page and first few pages can be downloaded by clicking the cover image and the whole lot can be purchased for £9.99 in the shop or with the button below.

It is intended to be an accessible guide to refugee law and practice. It focusses on the refugee definition at Article 1A of the Refugee Convention, addresses the Qualification Directive, includes references and links to important cases and Home Office policies and even includes some tastefully chosen pictures… I have included common arguments, scenarios and examples and it addresses the practical side of refugee status determination as much as the legal side.

The last part of the ebook looks at the cessation, exclusion and refoulement clauses of the convention.

How it works: 

Purchase the ebook using Paypal or credit/debit card and you will be sent an automatic email immediately after purchase with download links to the pdf, iBooks and Kindle file formats. Check your spam folder if it does not arrive after a few minutes. The download links in the email expire after 48 hours so make sure you download straightaway.

Creating a free account when you make your purchase is optional. If you do, you can log in later to download the files again, including any updated versions that have been added.

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Free Movement Members can purchase this and other ebooks for £1 in the Members’ Shop.

Interested in refugee law? You might like Colin's book, imaginatively called "Refugee Law" and published by Bristol University Press.

Communicating important legal concepts in an approachable way, this is an essential guide for students, lawyers and non-specialists alike.

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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.