Asylum seeker with autistic child unlawfully housed in studio flat
The Home Office acted unlawfully when accommodating a Nigerian asylum seeker and her young children in a studio flat for about 14 months, the High Court has found. The judgment in R (O) v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWHC 2734 (Ad ...29th October 2019
Council criticised for failure to provide accommodation to child refugees
Most unaccompanied child asylum seekers and refugees will be “children in need” for the purposes of the Children Act 1989. So the issue of whether or not local authorities have properly exercised their duties to provide accommodation and care freq ...13th June 2018
Adult dependent relatives: still shut out?
In Ribeli v Entry Clearance Officer, Pretoria  EWCA Civ 611, the Court of Appeal reaffirmed the “rigorous and demanding” nature of the adult dependent relative rules, following the judgment in BRITCITS v Secretary of State for the Home Depa ...24th April 2018