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Home Office can detain migrants for up to five weeks after law requires that they be released

Home Office can detain migrants for up to five weeks after law requires that they be released

The Court of Appeal has given judgment in R (AC (Algeria)) v SSHD [2020] EWCA Civ 36. The case is about “grace periods” in unlawful detention claims.  A grace period, as described by Lord Justice Irwin in his judgment, is ...

Mike Poulter

Mike is a Solicitor in the Immigration Team at Turpin & Miller. During his time with the firm his work has focussed primarily on detention, deportation, and asylum. He is accredited as a Level 2 Senior Caseworker under the Law Society Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme.

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