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Supreme Court to consider relationship between Article 8 and Immigration Rules


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Some three years after the radical rewriting of the Immigration Rules for families in 2012, the Supreme Court has granted permission to appeal in two important cases, SS (Congo) [2015] EWCA Civ 387 and Agyarko [2015] EWCA Civ 440. SS (Congo) is reported to be linked with the MM case on the minimum income requirement for spouses but I am not sure about Agyarko.

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An employment law claim based on alleged race and/or age discrimination against the Home Office by former employees was also granted permission: Essop and Others [2015] EWCA Civ 609.

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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.