Tag Archives: DIsclosure

Advocate General Sharpston: Charter Constrains “Verifying” Asylum Claimants’ Sexual Orientation

In her recent Opinion in Joined Cases C-148/13, C149/13 and C-150/13, A, B and C, AG Sharpston agreed with the view that “an individual’s sexual orientation is a complex matter, entwined inseparably with his identity, that falls within the private … Continue reading

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As if settlement applications aren’t hard enough already

Recently the Guardian newspaper reported on an exhibition entitled South Asians making Britain: 1858-1950 which featured a plethora of personalities from the colonies who contributed to Britain’s economy, society and politics. In the 1950s immigration from the Commonwealth was not only … Continue reading

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Case Comment: AA (Nigeria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2010] EWCA Civ 773

The rules A catchall by design paragraph 322(1A) of the immigration rules has required clarification from the courts time and time again. The approach adopted by the Court of Appeal in this case contrasts quite starkly with the harsh decision … Continue reading

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Case Comment: FW (Paragraph 322: untruthful answer) Kenya [2010] UKUT 165 (IAC)

Under the common law lies, silences, omissions, misleading statements and false representations all give rise to liability in criminal and civil matters. Immigration matters tend to contain a mixture of both civil and criminal elements when ascertaining a person’s worthiness … Continue reading

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