- March 2020 Newsletter- Covid-19 & Migrant Communities
- Leadership in hostile times: Lessons from the BME Women’s Programme
- Open Letter: Access to Healthcare, Housing & Food for All- ‘Status Now’!
- Letter to Local Authorities-Urgent action needed to support vulnerable migrants during the Covid-19 crisis
- Windrush: Call for Review into Institutional Racism in the Home Office
Comment: the Domestic Abuse Bill fails migrant survivors like me
Whilst survivors and campaigners welcomed the reintroduction of the Domestic Abuse Bill in parliament last week, there is a clear consensus amongst us that the government’s “landmark” legislation fails to protect migrant victims. In orde ...9th March 2020
Mother of two British children denied visa to move with them to the UK
The case of SD (British citizen children – entry clearance) Sri Lanka  UKUT 43 (IAC) shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone following developments around Appendix FM and the rules relating to the rights of family members of British citiz ...24th February 2020
Somaliland marriages are valid
The case of MM v NA (Declaration as to Marital Status)  EWHC 93 (Fam) is very (very!) niche, but may be of interest to practitioners with clients who got married in Somaliland and wish to rely on that marriage for immigration purposes. Spoiler: ...6th February 2020
Boris Johnson’s olive branch on family migration to Northern Ireland
The status orange weather warning was justified. On Stormont Hill in east Belfast we were exposed to the full blast of Storm Boris as it blustered fiercely around us. So the Irish Times opened its report on the recent visit of the Prime Minister to Be ...23rd January 2020
Can Meghan Markle still get British citizenship if she and Prince Harry move abroad?
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, have dominated recent news headlines with their announcement that they intend to “balance” their time between North America and the UK, reducing the time spent on official roy ...13th January 2020
Why can’t my children join me in the UK?
Earlier this week, the Guardian published the story of Amber Murrey, a US academic who got a job at Oxford as an associate geography professor, but whose two daughters, aged 4 and 9, were refused visas to join her in the UK. The story explains that Ms ...4th October 2019