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Okafor v Secretary of State for the Home Department – WLR Daily

Okafor v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011]EWCA Civ 499; [2011] WLR (D) 146

“Where a EU citizen resident in the United Kingdom had died before acquiring a right to permanent residence her family members did not have rights to permanent residence simply by having resided for five years under a lawful residence permit. If a person no longer had a right to reside in the United Kingdom, the fact that the Secretary of State had not cancelled the document which initially granted that right could not establish a right of lawful residence under national law.”

WLR Daily, 20th April 2011

Source: www.iclr.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.

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.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 27th April 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

New rules for migrant church weddings – Daily Telegraph

“The tradition of reading church banns is to be dropped for migrant weddings as part of a new drive to combat bogus marriages.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 12th April 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

LSB assumes an oversight role in the regulation of immigration advice and services –

“The Legal Services Board (LSB) has today (1 April) assumed a new responsibility under the Legal Services Act 2007. Commencement of Schedule 18 of the Act sees the LSB take on regulatory oversight for immigration advice and services provided by lawyers authorised by Approved Regulators.”

Full story

Legal Services Board, 1st April 2011

Source: www.legalservicesboard.org.uk

Uxbridge legal adviser is jailed over immigration fraud – UK Border Agency

“”An immigration advisor has been jailed for 6 years for helping submit fraudulent visa applications, following an investigation by the UK Border Agency’s West London immigration crime team.”

Full press release

UK Border Agency, 31st March 2011

Source: www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk

Mohammed and others v Home Office – WLR Daily

Mohammed and others v Home Office [2011] EWCA Civ 351;  [2011] WLR (D)  112

“The Home Office did not owe a common law duty of care to claimants applying for indefinite leave to remain for maladministration.”

WLR Daily, 29th 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.

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.”

Full story

BBC News, 30th March 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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