Asylum myths

There are lots of myths out there about asylum and refugees. Here are some of our posts dealing with common misconceptions.

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Starter pack

Just getting started on refugee law and issues? Here are some of our explainer blog posts.

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Home Office publishes eligibility criteria for children to be admitted to UK under Dubs amendment

The Home Office has made public its internal guidance for officials on the process and criteria for admitting children to...

15th November 2016 By Colin Yeo

What is the impact of a successful asylum claim on a child abduction case?

Can the Family Court ignore a decision by the Home Office to grant asylum to a child by ordering the...

7th November 2016 By Chris McWatters

Nigerian country guidance case strengthens protection for trafficked women

In HD (Trafficked women) Nigeria CG [2016] UKUT 00454 (IAC) the Upper Tribunal considered the position of victims of trafficking...

25th October 2016 By Bijan Hoshi

New Country Guidance case on Eritrea finds real risk on return

The Upper Tribunal has issued a new Country Guidance case on Eritrea: MST and Others (national service – risk categories)...

11th October 2016 By Colin Yeo

Inspectors criticises Home Office handling of refugee family reunion applications

The Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration, David Bolt, has criticised Home Office handling of applications by family members of...

15th September 2016 By Colin Yeo

Dura Lex, Sed Lex: Refugee children must remain in Calais says Court of Appeal

The UK government, and Europe, has spared no expense to ensure that wherever the people trying to get to Europe...

7th September 2016 By Jared Ficklin