Why was far-right leader Geert Wilders allowed into the UK for the #FreeTommyRobinson protest?
I was appalled to see Saturday’s footage of the violence directed against the police in central London by protesters demonstrating against the imprisonment of Tommy Robinson, the far-right activist jailed for contempt of court last month. The po ...12th June 2018
Briefing: the immigration rules covering foreign citizens in the UK fishing fleet
One of the interesting aspects of the ongoing national debate about Brexit is the prominent position occupied in the debate by the UK fishing industry. I would venture to say that maritime immigration control is a topic infrequently encountered even b ...15th May 2018
The spider’s web of the Points Based System
The web of Rules and Guidance has become so tangled that even the spider has difficulty controlling it. So says Lord Justice Underhill in Mudiyanselage v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWCA Civ 65, the latest decision in a long line ...1st February 2018
Strasbourg continues orthodox approach to Iranian Christian converts
In A v Switzerland (application no. 60342/16), the European Court of Human Rights considered the risk of ill treatment on return to Iran for Christian converts. In this case the applicant had converted to Christianity whilst seeking asylum in Switzer ...23rd January 2018