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August 2014 immigration update podcast

August 2014 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the August 2014 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. As normal, the material for the podcast is drawn from blog posts on Free Movement. There was a huge amount of important new material on the blog in August so I’ve had to be selective in what to cover this month.

I concentrate on the commencement of the statutory human rights considerations and accompanying immigration rule and Home Office policy changes. There are a few other things I mention at the end as well, including the likely date for the commencement of the new highly restricted appeals regime. The material follows the order of links to content below.

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New statutory human rights considerations:

New statutory human rights considerations take immediate effect —  14 August 2014

Weighing the public interest in deportation cases —  28 August 2014

Irreversible harm (Mark Symes) —  21 August 2014

New Home Office guidance on deportation —  26 August 2014

Statement of Changes HC 532 —  7 August 2014

Rest of Immigration Act seminar series:

Appeals provisions of the Immigration Act 2014 (Sadat Sayeed) —  19 August 2014

Immigration Act 2014: removals and nationality provisions (Bijan Hoshi) —  18 August 2014

Other issues and blog posts

How children become failed asylum seekers (Jo Wilding) —  20 August 2014

Ethnographic study of “culture of disbelief” at Taylor House —  6 August 2014

Compensation awarded for hearing cancelled at short notice —  22 August 2014

Looks like appeal rights abolition is coming this autumn… —  7 August 2014

New tribunal procedure rules from 20 October 2014? —  11 August 2014

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Colin Yeo

Immigration and asylum barrister, blogger, writer and consultant at Garden Court Chambers in London and founder and editor of the Free Movement immigration law website.

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