Is there an appeal against refusal of entry clearance under the Immigration Act 2014?
Yes, there is a right of appeal against a refusal of entry clearance, even under the appeals regime introduced by the Immigration Act 2014. I mention this because a client’s appeal was just rejected by the First-tier Tribunal under rule 22 of the procedure rules on the basis that there is no right of appeal against refusal of entry clearance. It is very worrying that a duty judge can get this so very wrong. We are attempting an appeal to the Upper Tribunal as the most appropriate remedy but the case of Abiyat and others (rights of appeal) Iran  UKUT 00314 (IAC) is somewhat ambiguous on whether there is…16th June 2016