All Articles: immigration officers
Can you get compensation if an immigration officer acts unlawfully?
This is the question addressed by Scotland’s Sheriff Appeal Court in Galbraith Trawlers Limited v Advocate General for Scotland  SAC (Civ) 15. Fishing boats impounded over illegal immigration charges In 2015, an immigration officer issued lett ...9th June 2021
Immigration officers do not need to comply with PACE during enforcement raids, says Upper Tribunal
In the recently reported case of Elsakhawy (immigration officers: PACE)  UKUT 86 (IAC), the Upper Tribunal dismissed an appeal concerning the applicability of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE) to immigration officers exercising po ...27th March 2018
Proving that immigration officers have used excessive force
Shittu v The Home Office  EWCA Civ 1748 is a sad case which illustrates how difficult it is to bring legal challenges against the Home Office for using excessive force against migrants during the removal process. Civil claims against the Secret ...19th December 2017