Archive for the 'asylum' Category

Gay asylum claims not being counted despite pledge, admit ministers – The Guardian

“Ministers have admitted they are failing to collect data on the number of people who claim or are refused asylum on the basis of their sexuality, despite a government promise not to deport lesbians and gay men at risk of persecution.”

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The Guardian, 1st May 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

British courts regain power to deport terrorist suspects – Daily Telegraph

“British courts yesterday won back the power to deport terrorist suspects, criminals and failed asylum seekers after European judges were told to stop interfering.”

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Daily Telegraph, 27th April 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Court of Appeal rejects ‘hit-and-run’ deportation bid – BBC News

“A government bid to deport a failed asylum seeker who killed a 12-year-old girl in a hit-and-run in Lancashire has been rejected by the Court of Appeal.”

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BBC News, 8th April 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Deadline pledged for Coventry asylum case – BBC News

“The UK Border Agency has pledged a deadline of this summer to conclude the asylum case of a man in Coventry which has been going on for 11 years.”

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BBC News, 31st March 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

PO (Nigeria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department – WLR Daily

PO (Nigeria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWCA Civ 132; [2011] WLR (D) 61

“The current practice of producing a headnote of the determination of the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal in a country guidance case needed to be reviewed.”

WLR Daily, 25th February 2011

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note that once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Ugandan ‘lesbian’ drops homosexual claim – Daily Telegraph

“‘BN’, the asylum seeker who escaped deportation to Uganda by claiming to be a lesbian, is the subject of a new legal appeal – which hinges not on her sexuality but on the publicity surrounding the case.”

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Daily Telegraph, 19th February 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Torture victim fights decision to deport her back to Sudan – The Independent

“A Darfuri torture victim is today set to be deported back to Sudan, where she believes she could be killed, due to what her supporters claim is a ‘bureaucratic blunder’ by the Home Office.”

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The Independent, 14th February 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk


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