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Russia and Belarus have been removed from the list of countries whose nationals can avail of the short-stay visa waiver programme to travel to Ireland. The programme allows nationals of certain countries who have entered the UK on foot of certain UK short-stay visas to travel to Ireland without need

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The UK's decision to deport a Nigerian man following a criminal conviction, despite him having been granted indefinite leave to remain more than a decade prior, did not violate his human rights, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has ruled. In the case of Otite v the United Kingdom, the ECtH

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James McGovern has joined immigration consultancy Fragomen Ireland as a senior immigration consultant. Prior to joining Fragomen, Mr McGovern provided advice and assistance to non-EEA nationals across a broad range of areas including international protection, naturalisation, domestic immigration per

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Immigration solicitor Samantha Arnold has joined immigration consultancy Fragomen Ireland as a manager. Ms Arnold assists international businesses in relocating their employees and their families to Ireland. Prior to joining Fragomen, she was a practising solicitor in Ireland specialising in corpora

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Immigration law expert Fiona Hurley has been appointed as the chief executive officer of Nasc, the Migrant and Refugee Rights Centre. Ms Hurley has served as the NGO's interim CEO since March 2022, having previously managed its legal advocacy service and later its policy and communications service.

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Dublin solicitor Ángel Bello Cortés has been promoted to partner at immigration consultancy Fragomen Ireland. US-headquartered Fragomen employs 5,000 immigration professionals and support staff in more than 50 offices across the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. Although it operates as

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The UK government has said it will not attempt to deport any more asylum seekers to Rwanda pending the outcome of a court challenge later this year. A judicial review against the policy has been brought by the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS), which represents 80 per cent of Border Force s

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Sarah Henry, solicitor with Newry-based Granite Immigration Law, looks at the EU Settlement Scheme more than three years after its launch in March 2019. Where do EEA citizens and other beneficiaries of the scheme stand now? The vast majority of EU, EEA, and Swiss citizens who were UK residents by th

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Legal bodies have hit back at UK prime minister Boris Johnson's claim that lawyers representing refugees were “abetting the work of criminal gangs” amid attempts to prevent asylum seekers from being removed to Rwanda. The plan to send a man to Rwanda was last night interrupted by a rulin

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The European Court of Human Rights has granted an urgent interim measure in the case of K.N. v. the United Kingdom, an asylum-seeker facing imminent removal to Rwanda. The court received a request yesterday to indicate an urgent interim measure to the UK government, under Rule 39 of the Rules of Cou

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The Supreme Court has refused permission to appeal in a challenge to the Rwanda asylum plan. The appellant originally applied to the High Court for permission to bring an application for judicial review of Home Secretary Priti Patel's decision that certain people who have made claims for asylum in t

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A last-ditch legal attempt to block the first deportations of asylum seekers from the UK to Rwanda will be heard by the Court of Appeal in London today. On Friday, the High Court refused to grant an injunction preventing the removal of asylum seekers on a flight to Rwandan capital Kigali tomorrow.

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