Archive for the 'citizenship' Category

Ruiz Zambrano v Office national de L’emploi (ONEm) – WLR Daily

 “A third country national with dependent children who were European citizens, had, pursuant to article 20FEU of the FEU Treaty, a right of residence in the member state of residence and nationality of those children and was entitled to a work permit in so far as this enabled the children to enjoy the substance of the rights attaching to the status of European Union citizenship.”

WLR Daily, 10th March 2011

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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

British terror suspects banned from returning to UK – The Guardian

“Lawyers condemn increased use of deprivation of citizenship orders, as eight people are served notices while out of the country.”

Full story

The Guardian, 27th January 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Abu Hamza wins British passport appeal over ‘stateless’ argument – The Guardian

“Abu Hamza, the controversial Islamist cleric, has won an appeal against the government’s attempts to strip him of his British passport, a special tribunal ruled today.”

Full story

The Guardian, 5th November 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Tribunal to rule on Abu Hamza’s British citizenship – Daily Telegraph

“A decision on whether Abu Hamza will keep his British passport will hinge on whether he has lost his Egyptian citizenship, a tribunal has heard.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 19th October 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Pedro v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions – WLR Daily

Pedro v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2009] EWCA Civ 1358; [2009] WLR (D) 363

“A dependent family member of an EU national who retained worker status should be treated as living in Great Britain under the terms of art 2 of Council Directive 2004/38/EC (the Citizenship Directive) for the purpose of considering the dependent’s eligibility for a United Kingdom pension credit.”

WLR Daily, 15th December 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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

Citizenship ceremony conman jailed – UK Border Agency

“The mastermind behind a fake document scam which raked in hundreds of thousands of pounds from immigrants seeking to stay in the United Kingdom has today been jailed for four-and-half years after a trial at Southwark Crown Court.”

Full press release

UK Border Agency, 29th September 2009

Source: www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk

Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Act 2009

Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Act 2009 published

Full text of Act (PDF)

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk

Borders, Immigration and Citizenship Bill – UK Border Agency

“A bill will be brought forward to strengthen border controls, by bringing together customs and immigration powers, and to ensure that newcomers to the United Kingdom earn the right to stay”

Full press release

UK Border Agency, 3rd December 2008

Source: www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk

Newcomers must earn the right to stay in the UK – UK Border Agency

“Foreign nationals wishing to become British citizens will have to earn the right to stay, the Government announced today.”

Full press release

UK Border Agency, 14th July 2008

Source: www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/

Pensioner wins citizen law change – BBC News

“The government is to change a loophole in the law after a 20-year campaign by a woman who was not allowed to pass on her Britishness to her daughter.”

Full story

BBC News, 13th July 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Goldsmith unveils proposals to strengthen citizenship – The Times

“Plans to make schoolchildren take part in citizenship ceremonies, pledging allegiance to the Queen, and a new public holiday to celebrate ‘Britishness’ were announced today as part of wide-ranging proposals to strengthen British citizenship.”

Full story

The Guardian, 11th March 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Contract for citizenship – Home Office

“Major changes proposed to the way foreign nationals achieve British citizenship.”

Full press release

Home Office, 20th February 2008

Source: www.homeoffice.gov.uk

Simplifying Immigration Law: an initial consultation – Border & Immigration Agency

“Home Office Minister Liam Byrne, today launched proposals to simplify complex immigration and citizenship laws, delivering the commitment made by the Home Secretary last year.”

Simplifying Immigration Law: an initial consultation (PDF)

Border & Immigration Agency, 6th June 2007

Source: www.ind.homeoffice.gov.uk


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