Updates, commentary and advice on immigration and asylum law
New advanced deportation course available
August 2018 immigration update podcast

August 2018 immigration update podcast

Welcome to the August 2018 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. This month I start on two subjects I’ve always been interested in, refusals of visit visa applications and the power to deprive people of their British citizenship. Both came to public attention in August due to media coverage. From there we go to the more specialist realm of procedure, including some significant new guidance on awarding costs against the Home Office. Then I mention a few developments in human rights and EU law, including Brexit, before finishing on some interesting new judgments on human trafficking.

If you would like to claim CPD points for reading the material and listening to this podcast, sign up here as a Free Movement member. There are now over 40 CPD hours of training materials available to members. You can find all the available courses here.

If you listen to podcasts on your mobile phone, you can subscribe for free via iTunes here, Stitcher here or point your podcast player to the podcast feed for Free Movement. Using a mobile device and subscribing has the advantage that each new podcast can be automatically downloaded for listening to on the go.

To access previous Free Movement immigration update podcasts click here.

The main content of the downloadable 25-minute audio podcast follows the (non chronological) order of content below:

Visit visas

What’s going on with UK visit visas?

Visit visa refusals: appeal or judicial review?

Citizenship

How is the government using its increased powers to strip British people of their citizenship?

Procedure

New guidance on costs awards against the Home Office could transform immigration appeals

Upper Tribunal should correct its money laundering warning to immigration solicitors

Upper Tribunal’s error of law reasoning can very rarely be altered when a decision is re-made

Human rights

When does bad immigration advice affect a human rights appeal?

Migrants need the right to work while fighting immigration cases

How to apply for a UK spouse or partner visa

What are the financial requirements for UK spouse and partner visas?

EU law

Upper Tribunal: EU law no help to dual nationals who have never exercised free movement rights

Good result on retained residence rights for non-EU spouses who give up work temporarily

What a cliff-edge Brexit would mean for EU citizens

The Surinder Singh immigration route: how does it work?

Trafficking

Home Office rebuked for failing to protect trafficking victim

High Court rejects complaint about failure to treat victim of trafficking

Helpful Court of Appeal judgment on criminal appeals by trafficking victims with old convictions

X
Not yet a member?

Get unlimited access to articles, a thriving forum, free e-books, online training materials with downloadable training certificates, and much more.

Worried about preparing an immigration application yourself?

Try our Full Representation Service, provided by Seraphus Solicitors.

Join Now

Benefits Include

  • Clear, transparent fees
  • Fees fixed for each stage of your application or appeal
  • Personal client web access page and messaging system
  • Online payments, document upload & video calls
  • Expert representation
Shares

We use cookies on this site to improve your experience. We only use anonymous cookies so we'll assume you are OK with this. Click here for more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close