Immigration

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Eimear Nugent, solicitor at immigration law specialists Berkeley Solicitors, examines an important ruling on the rights of EU citizens' spouses. The European Court of Justice delivered a very significant judgment in the case of Chenchooliah v Minister for Justice on Tuesday 10 September 2019, follow

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Lawyers for a Syrian national seeking to relocate from Turkey to Ireland have asked the Department of Foreign Affairs to intervene and expedite his visa application. Belfast-based KRW Law is representing Tareq Samha, a freelance author and translator who currently lives in Turkey with his British wi

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Plans to reintroduce a two-year post-study work visa for international students in the UK have been welcomed by universities. The Department for Education (DfE) told The Guardian that graduates will be allowed to seek work for two years after completing a course in any subject at undergraduate level

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Leaving the European Union means the loss of a safe, legal route for the reunification of separated refugee families in Europe, a House of Lords committee has told the UK government. The House of Lords EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee has written to Home Secretary Priti Patel to share key fin

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Lisa Bryson, partner and head of employment at Eversheds Sutherland in Belfast, considers the meaning of Priti Patel's recent announcement on free movement. Reports early this week indicated that the new Home Secretary intends to “end free movement” to the UK of EEA citizens immediately

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A man seeking asylum in the UK from a country where homosexuality is illegal was rejected by an immigration judge because he did not have a gay "demeanour", a barrister has said. English barrister Rehana Popal said the judge had "taken a stereotype, used it as a benchmark and compared my client to i

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The Government has set out the national standards for asylum seeker accommodation and reception centres in Ireland following engagement with the UN and various NGOs. Minister David Stanton, who convened an advisory group including UNHCR Ireland and NGO representatives, said the new standards would i

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Soaring immigration fees have led to accusations of profiteering against the Home Office, which made £500 million last year. Analysis by The Times shows that fees charged to hundreds of thousands of people for British residency and citizenship have increased sharply over the past five years, w

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Ireland is in breach of EU law and is not fulfiling its obligations to asylum seekers under a directive which became legally binding a year ago, a new report has warned. The Irish Refugee Council (IRC) analysed Ireland's implementation of the EU Reception Conditions Directive, which the Government o

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