Updates, commentary, training and advice on immigration and asylum law
Experts to Home Office: put up or shut up about “pull factors”

Experts to Home Office: put up or shut up about “pull factors”

A telling passage in the annual report of the Migration Advisory Committee: The Home Office has tended to argue for an employment ban for asylum seekers due to the so-called ‘pull factor’. The argument is that asylum seekers may choose ...

The Free Movement blog was founded in 2007 by Colin Yeo, a barrister at Garden Court Chambers specialising in immigration law. The blog provides updates and commentary on immigration and asylum law by a variety of authors.