Immigration Law Bulletin - Issue 288 - 20 August 2012

Monday 20 August 2012

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HM Chief Inspector of Prisons has published a report into the Dover Immigration Removal Centre. For a copy of the report click here.

There has been a third roof top protest in less than three weeks at the Morton Hall detention centre in Swinderby, Lincolnshire. For more information click here.

The UKBA has indicated that there have been a number of scam e-mails and websites claiming to be sent from them; and bogus calls made by people posing as UKBA staff. For more information click here.


R (on the application of Gally) v Secretary of State for the Home Department QBD (Admin) (Timothy Straker QC) 09/08/2012
The Secretary of State was not able to rely on the claimant's assertion that he was an EU citizen when deciding not to grant accommodation and support under S.4(1)(c) of Immigration and Asylum Act 1999. Whilst at the same time precluding him from appealing against a deportation order under the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006, on the basis that they had not accepted that he had EU citizenship.


Update: Deportation
ILPA, Monday 20 August 2012 at 4pm
ILPA presents a course on the New Immigration Rules affecting deportation which took effect on 9 July 2012. Click here for more information.

EEA Nationals: A Guide to the Amended Regulations
ILPA, Tuesday 11 September at 4pm
ILPA present their course EEA Nationals: A Guide to the Amended Regulations, Adrian Berry being amongst the speakers. Click here for more information.

The Revolution in Family Migration - Practical Solutions and Ideas from the first three months
HJT, Thursday 13 September 2012 at 4pm
In central London HJT Training present, the first of a series in which practitioners will be kept abreast of the latest thinking and developments in this dramatic area. Click here for more information.

The New Family Immigration Rules and their significance
JCWI, 14 September 2012, London

New changes to immigration law made in July 2012 will significantly alter the admission and stay of family members. Navtej Singh Ahluwalia and Sadat Sayeed of Garden Court Chambers will take you through the details of the changes and their implications for practitioners. For full details, click here.

Immigration Law Books

Garden Court Chambers immigration team members are authors of numerous books which we mention from time to time.

Asylum Law and Practice (2nd edition)
The second edition of Asylum Law and Practice by Mark Symes and Peter Jorro is published, and has been described as "pre-eminent" by Lord Brown. Price: £138.00. For full details, click here.

Fransman's British Nationality Law (3rd edition)
The third edition of Fransman's British Nationality Law, written by Laurie Fransman QC and with contributions from Adrian Berry and Alison Harvey, was published in spring 2011. Price: £295.00. For full details, click here.

Macdonald's Immigration Law & Practice (8th edition)
The eighth edition of Macdonald's Immigration Law & Practice was written by Ian Macdonald QC with contributions from many members of the Garden Court Immigration Team. Price: £230.00. For full details, click here.

Human Trafficking Handbook
Nadine Finch has contributed to the Human Trafficking Handbook: Recognising Trafficking and Modern-Day Slavery in the UK. Price: £34.99. For full details, click here.


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