Anti-Deportation Campaigns  - January 2017

Family Reunion in the United Kingdom (UK) - UNHCR Briefing Paper

Deportation Row Boy Lawand Hamadamin Gets Reprieve

Anti-Deportation News  -January 2017

Fifteen Thousand Refugees Fleeing Conflict Destitute in UK

High Time for States to Invest in Alternatives to Migrant Detention

UK Asylum Seekers' Housing Branded 'Disgraceful' by MPs

Paposhvili V Belgium: ECHR Sheds Welcome Light On Article 3 In Medical Treatment Cases

Donald Trump's Immigrant Crimes List Labelled 'Shocking in the Extreme'

Why the European Union Shouldn’t Deport Afghans

No Signs Of Improvement For UK Immigration Detention And Mental Health

NHS Hands Over Patient Records to Home Office For Immigration Crackdown

G4S Filmed Asylum Seekers in Their Own Homes Without Consent

Home Office Eritrea Guidance Softened To Reduce Asylum Seeker Numbers

High Court Rules More Than 10,000 Asylum Seekers Treated Unfairly

Home Office Refusal Letters "Lacked Clarity And Reasoning"

Immigration: 57,290 Registered Appeals Awaiting Hearing

Kashmir - Escalation in Violence and Breaches of Human Rights

Fivefold Increase in Number of EU Citizens Held in UK Detention Centres

Immigration Judge Enraged by Law Firm’s ‘Blackmail’

HRW World Report 2017: Demagogues Threaten Human Rights

Brexit Lays Bare the Brutal Reality for UK’s Immigrants

10 Conflicts to Watch in 2017

Immigrants Should Have to Learn English Before Coming to Live in Britain

Afghan Teen Detained by Home Office Threatens to Kill Himself

Mali Sends Back Migrants Deported by France

Scrap Insurance Rule For Stay-At-Home Parents From EU

People's Ability to Seek Legal Advice Reduced in IRCs

Legal Articles - UK - Commons/Lords  - ECtHR/European Union - January 2017

An Application for Asylum can be Rejected if the Asylum Seeker Has Participated in the Activities of a Terrorist Network

UKHO Country Information and Policy Note - Zimbabwe: Opposition to the government

UKHO Country Policy and Information Note - Jamaica: Women Fearing Domestic Violence

UKHO Country Policy and Information Note Ukraine: Military

UKHO Country Policy and Information Note Ukraine: Minority Groups

R (Application of Saha and Another) v SSHD (Secretary of State's Duty of Candour)

Kaur (Children's Best Interests / Public Interest Interface)

Treebhawon and Others (NIAA 2002 Part 5A - Compelling Circumstances Test)

Lama (Video Recorded Evidence -Weight – Art 8 ECHR)

Iran: Human Rights

Iraqi who fled Greece after ‘Golden Dawn’ attacks wins right to ‘in-country’ appeal

Hungarian Authorities Failed to Protect Roma Against Racist Abuse During Anti-Roma Demonstration

Asylum Seekers: Right to Work

Refusal on Failure to Meet the Good Character Requirement - Challenge Dismissed

Pregnant Women in Immigration Detention

Asylum Research Consultancy (ARC) COI Update Vol. 140 

ARC Country of Information Update (COI) Vol. 139

Early Day Motion 884: UN Inquiry Into Rohingya Crisis In Burma

ILPA Info Service - Recent Immigration Updates and Information Sheets

The Immigration Update (no.71) covers:

  • The Immigration Act 2016 - commencement of new provisions
  • Statement of Changes to Immigration Rules, 03 November 2016
  • Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2016
  • Appeal fees for the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber), update of 25 November 2016
  • Supreme Court decision in Mirza and others on '3C leave' and invalid applications, 14 December 2016

It is published together with new information sheets on:

  • 3C leave
  • Overstayers - New Immigration Rules
  • Family migration - new English language requirements for partners and parents applying for further leave under Appendix FM (5-year route)
  • Statelessness and applications for leave to remain

Now published on ILPA's website,

Continuing Conflicts That Create Refugees – December 2016

Deteriorated Situations: Burkina Faso, Gambia, Korean Peninsula, Macedonia, Russia/North Caucasus, Turkey, Libya

Improved Situations None

Outlook for January 2017- Conflict Risk Alerts Libya

Resolution Opportunities None

Read more: International Crisis Group,

Important Tools for Anti-Deportation Campaigners - January 2017

Family Reunion in the United Kingdom (UK) - UNHCR Briefing Paper

*Detention Services Orders For Home Office Officials*

HRW World Report 2017: Demagogues Threaten Human Rights

Useful Reports/Current Immigration Statistics

Self-Harm Q1 and Q3 2016

Self-Harm January through December 2015

Self-Harm January through December 2014

Deportation/DetentionAsylum Q3 July/August/September 2016

Deportation/DetentionAsylum Q2 April/May/June 2016

Deportation/Detention/Asylum Q1 2016

29 Deaths Across the UK Detention Estate - Suicide/Murder/Undetermined ----

Number of Individuals Recorded as Refusing Meals in Immigration Removal Centres