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Immigration update podcast, episode 81

Immigration update podcast, episode 81

Welcome to episode 81 of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. This month we kick off with a big ruling on deportation law before turning to some draft laws affecting EU citizens in the UK. The visa rules for students changed on 5 October, so we discuss those tweaks before moving to economic migration and the elusive Immigration Health Surcharge rise. We finish with some judgments on asylum and immigration detention.  

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The downloadable 30-minute podcast follows the running order below. Time codes indicate when a particular section begins.

Deportation

Major Court of Appeal judgment revisits “unduly harsh” test and other key concepts

Brexit (5.43)

What is the legal status of EU citizens during the post-Brexit “grace period”?

EU deportation protections continue after Brexit

Applying for settled and pre-settled status requires genuine residence

Students (13.39)

Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules: HC 707 – “new Points-Based Immigration System” rules for students 

For much more on this subject: Podcast: the new student visa rules

Business immigration (15.20)

The end of the Tier 2 cooling-off period is on the horizon

70 new job types being added to Shortage Occupation List

What is a frontier worker permit and will it help people commuting into the UK for work?

NHS surcharge (20.01)

Immigration Health Surcharge increase to £624 delayed

Asylum (21.11)

Asylum outsourced: private firms to carry out asylum seeker interviews

Court of Appeal backs judge who ordered asylum seeker brought back to the UK

Tribunal says no general risk to Nuba in Sudan

Iraqi military doctor wins refugee exclusion appeal

Detention (26.55)

Bail accommodation system ruled “systemically unfair”

Colin Yeo

Immigration and asylum barrister, blogger, writer and consultant at Garden Court Chambers in London and founder and editor of the Free Movement immigration law website.

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