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Consecutive sentences do not a foreign criminal make

Consecutive sentences do not a foreign criminal make

A person sentenced to a term of 12 months imprisonment made up of consecutive terms is not a ‘foreign criminal’ within the meaning of the deportation provisions of the Immigration Rules and is not therefore subject to paragraph 398 of those Rules.

Source: OLO and Others (para 398 – “foreign criminal”) [2016] UKUT 56 (IAC) (15 January 2016)

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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