Home Office ordered to bring Ugandan asylum seeker back to the UK five years after removal

The High Court has ordered the Home Office to return an asylum seeker to the UK from Uganda because her 2013 asylum appeal hearing was unfair. PN v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2019] EWHC 1616 (Admin) is the latest in a series of cases about the consequences of the Court of Appeal finding that the Detained Fast Track appeal system was unlawful because it created a risk of systemic unfairness. This is the first time that the Home Office has been ordered to return an asylum seeker to the UK because of an unfair appeal. Background PN’s asylum appeal was determined using the 2005 Fast Track Rules. … Continue reading Home Office ordered to bring Ugandan asylum seeker back to the UK five years after removal