Archive for the 'deportation' 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

Home Office urged to halt deportation of Ghanaian sex trafficking victim – The Guardian

“A charity is calling on the Home Office to halt the forced deportation of a trafficked Ghanian woman who was forced into prostitution and who is HIV positive.”

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The Guardian, 1st April 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Daniyal Shahzad to be deported to Pakistan after lies – BBC News

“A teenager will be deported to his home country of Pakistan after lying about his past in a bid for UK residency.”

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BBC News, 30th March 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Regina (Lumba (Congo)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department; Same v Same (No 2); Regina (Mighty (Jamaica)) v Same; [On appeal from Regina (WL (Congo)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department] – WLR Daily

Regina (Lumba (Congo)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department; Same v Same (No 2); Regina (Mighty (Jamaica)) v Same; [On appeal from Regina (WL (Congo)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department] [2011] UKSC 12;;  [2011] WLR (D)  100

 “The unlawful exercise by the Secretary of State of the power to detain foreign national prisoners gave rise to a private law action for the tort of false imprisonment without the need for proof of damage on the part of the prisoners, even though it could be demonstrated that they could and would still have been detained if the power had been lawfully exercised. However, in those circumstances the prisoners had suffered no loss or damage and were entitled to no more than nominal damages.”

WLR Daily, 23rd March 2011

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

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

Foreign prisoners win £1 over UK false imprisonment – BBC News

“The UK Supreme Court has ruled that the Home Office unlawfully imprisoned two foreign national prisoners in a ‘serious abuse of power’.”

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BBC News, 23rd March 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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