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February 2018 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the February 2018 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. This month I look at some legal developments with Brexit and review no less than three Supreme Court decisions on immigration, nationality and detention. There have ...

10th April 2018 By

January 2018 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the January 2018 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. This month I start with a follow-up to the Immigration Rules changes covered last month and discuss the commencement of the immigration bail provisions of the Immigra ...

26th February 2018 By

December 2017 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the December 2017 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. This month I cover some changes to the Immigration Rules, the latest Brexit developments and a trio of decisions on deportation. I then mention two cases at the Cou ...

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November 2017 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the November 2017 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. This month I cover a few bits of immigration news, several cases on detention and then run through some other case law. I end with a mention for some new explainer p ...

20th December 2017 By

October 2017 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the October 2017 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. This month we look at a load of cases from Strasbourg, the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal and of course the Upper Tribunal. These cases range from the sublime, in ...

15th December 2017 By

September 2017 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the September 2017 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. This month covers several cases, one from the Court of Appeal and the others from the Upper Tribunal. I’m also going to give a mention to some of our new expl ...

13th December 2017 By

August 2017 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the August 2017 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. This month I’m starting with a run through of a few relevant bits of news and some blog posts to highlight rather than cover in depth, then moving on to a series of ...

18th October 2017 By

July 2017 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the July 2017 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. This month I begin by running through a whole load of judgments and determinations, including from the Supreme Court on sham marriages, some cases on procedure and costs ...

5th October 2017 By

June 2017 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the June 2017 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. This month I’m starting with the current UK proposals on the future status of EU citizens in the UK and a few (!) problems with those plans, covering the major Supreme ...

3rd October 2017 By

May 2017 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the May 2017 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. This month I’m starting with the current waiting times for immigration appeals, moving on to give some quick mentions to some big blog posts we put out in May and t ...

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April 2017 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the April 2017 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. This month we cover the increase in immigration fees, several nationality law issues, run though the most important cases we saw in April and end with some mentions for ...

24th July 2017 By

March 2017 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the March 2017 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. This episode I start with the some general news and updates, I then run through a whole load of cases, most of which I think are Court of Appeal authorities, and then ...

22nd May 2017 By

February 2017 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the February 2017 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. This episode I start with two major developments, namely the coming into force of new EEA immigration regulations and the judgment of the Supreme Court in the MM ca ...

4th May 2017 By

January 2017 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the January 2017 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. This episode I start with a few EU law issues, including whether the Home Office can force EU citizens and family members to use the official application forms and t ...

20th April 2017 By

December 2016 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the December 2016 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. This episode I start with the some material on asylum and human rights issues, including perhaps the most important human rights case of 2016, talk about a few fami ...

22nd March 2017 By

November 2016 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the November 2016 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. This episode I start with the some updates about the immigration tribunal and some tribunal case law, move on to cover some important legislative and procedural cha ...

1st March 2017 By

October 2016 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the October 2016 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. This episode I start with the abortive increase in fees for immigration appeals and changes to appeals to the Court of Appeal, cover new types of online applications ...

19th January 2017 By

September 2016 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the September 2016 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. This episode I start with a few EU law and process issues, cover the relevant higher court and Upper Tribunal cases for September and end with some policy updates. ...

12th January 2017 By

August 2016 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the August 2016 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. This episode I start with the issue of when an EU national can apply for naturalisation, cover several Court of Appeal then High Court cases and then move on to talk ...

27th October 2016 By

Brexit Q&A podcast: your questions answered

Many thanks to everyone who recorded and sent in questions for the Brexit podcast. I have not been able to answer all the questions that were submitted but I have selected a few that I think are of general interest as a way of addressing some of ...

22nd October 2016 By

July 2016 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the July 2016 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. This episode I cover some important EU law issues then move through a considerable number of cases and appeal issues and then end with some updates on new and changed H ...

10th October 2016 By

June 2016 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the June 2016 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. June 2016 is a month I would rather had not occurred. Inevitably perhaps, I start by discussing next steps for EU nationals following Brexit. I move on to discuss a nu ...

29th September 2016 By

May 2016 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the May 2016 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. In this (slightly belated) episode I cover a number of tribunal then Court of Appeal then High Court cases, including on refugee children and adult dependent relatives, ...

19th September 2016 By

April 2016 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the April 2016 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. In this (slightly belated) episode I cover some issues around child cases in human rights and in asylum cases, move on to cover several important procedural issues, in ...

17th August 2016 By

March 2016 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the March 2016 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. In this (rather belated) episode I cover several EU law issues that are still relevant even after the Brexit vote then move on to cover some of the more important cas ...

10th August 2016 By

February 2016 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the February 2016 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. In this episode I cover a few policy issues then move on to a huge number of cases, most of which are only going to get a fairly brief mention to alert you to what i ...

5th May 2016 By

January 2016 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the January 2016 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. In this episode I start on immigration fees and the Shaw Review, cover a long list of tribunal cases on various issues, move on to some higher court cases on EU depo ...

15th February 2016 By

December 2015 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the December 2015 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. In this episode I talk about a few more general issues such as Donald Trump and visas bans, a refreshed post on Adult Dependent Relatives and a post by Berrnard Ryan ...

3rd February 2016 By

November 2015 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the November 2015 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. In this episode I talk a little about the latest immigration statistics, some rule changes on EU nationals applying for British nationality and the latest batch of i ...

16th December 2015 By

October 2015 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the October 2015 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. In this episode I talk about some big cases from the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal, several other important cases on unlawful detention and on EU law amongst othe ...

25th November 2015 By

September 2015 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the September 2015 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. In this episode I’m going to talk about two more cases in which judges are highly critical of immigration lawyers and references are made to the SRA, the protecti ...

19th November 2015 By

August 2015 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the (rather belated!) August 2015 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. In this episode I cover some important EU law issues on spouses, retained rights and sham marriages, a few asylum issues including irregular entry by ...

12th November 2015 By

July 2015 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the July 2015 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. In this episode I start by talk about Sir Nicholas Winton then move on to discuss the huge delays in appeal hearing listings and some other tribunal news, cover some imm ...

7th September 2015 By

June 2015 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the June 2015 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. In this episode I talk about where we are now on the detained fast track, cover a few tribunal cases and then finish with some important and useful higher court cases an ...

28th August 2015 By

May 2015 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the May 2015 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. In this episode I am joined by colleague Mark Symes also of Garden Court Chambers. We cover the new visitor rules in Appendix FM, a series of cases on process and fairne ...

1st July 2015 By

April 2015 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the April 2015 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. In this episode I cover some procedural points, several cases and some updates on commencement of the Immigration Act 2014. The material is all drawn from the April bl ...

12th May 2015 By

March 2015 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the March 2015 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. This month I cover legislative updates on appeal and visitors, a few asylum issues and then some Points Based System and other cases. The material is all drawn from the ...

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