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New Home Office policy on administrative removals

New Home Office policy on administrative removals

Two new Home Office policies were published today:

The one on administrative removal lools particularly important. It covers categories for administrative removal (overstayers, workers in breach, etc), types of illegal entry, no evidence of lawful entry cases, liability to removal, forms of deception, overstaying and extended leave, notification, curtailment and removal under previous legislation.

The policy recognises that under the version of section 10 of the Immigration Act 1999 introduced by the Immigration Act 2014, deception no longer triggers a power to remove and instead curtailment action must now be pursued.

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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