Anti-Deportation Campaigns  - February 2017

'Exceptional' Student Shiromini Satkunarajah Has Deportation Order Lifted At 11th Hour

Urgent! Keep the Nadeem Family Safe in Sheffield

Protest Detention and Removal of Vulnerable Rape Victim(Latest - Ms Mwesigwa Refuses to be Removed10/02/2017)

Anti-Deportation News  - February 2017

End of Free Movement a lot Sooner Than Expected

Irene Clennell Deported From UK Despite Being Married to Briton for 27 Years

Xenophobia on the March Again in South Africa

Amnesty International: 2016 A Year of Unrelenting Misery and Fear, For Millions World Wide

Minimum Income Requirement (MIR) Supreme Court Judgement

EDM 960: 1.2 Billion People Worldwide Remain Without Electricity

Early Day Motion 957: Human Rights in Turkey

Shortage of Judges Hits Immigration Tribunals

Home Office Agrees to Review Asylum Claims of Child Refugees in France

EU Citizens 'Denied Residence Documents'

Tightening the Borders

Driving Licences of Thousands of 'Illegal Immigrants' Revoked

Housing: Crackdown On ‘Illegal’ Immigrants Leading to Discrimination Against Ethnic Minority Britons

Pakistan: UN Refugee Agency Complicit in Mass Forced Returns of Afghan Refugees

Ireland: Eight People Deported to the UK in Border Operation

Afghanistan’s Civilian Casualties Hit Record High In 2016

Plans For Dungavel IRC Replacement Unanimously Rejected 

Fifteen Thousand Refugees Fleeing Conflict Destitute in UK

High Time for States to Invest in Alternatives to Migrant Detention

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

No Hard and Fast Rules as to What Constitutes Family Life Within the Compass of Article 8 ECtHR

Abolition, of a right of appeal for Turkish citizens - breaches requirements of article 41(1) of the Additional Protocol to the ECAA

SSHD’s Appeal Against Decision Not to Deport a "Foreign Criminal" - Dismissed

UKHO Response to the Independent Chief Inspector's Report: Country of Origin Information November 2016

Implications of the Recent Judgment of the Supreme Court in R v SSHD

Ask v SSHD [2017] EWHC 196 (Admin) (09 February 2017)

SSHD’s Appeal Against Decision Not to Deport a "Foreign Criminal" - Dismissed

Members States Must Issue a Visa on Humanitarian Grounds

Need For Rationalisation and Simplification of Immigration Rules

Seven Year Rule – Rules: Akhtar Mehmood & Others V SSHD

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

Country Policy and Information Note - Iran: Christians and Christian Converts

Country Policy and Information Note - Jamaica: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

?Country Policy and Information Note - Uganda: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

UKHO: Country Policy and Information Note - Zimbabwe: Women Fearing Gender-Based Harm or Violence

UKHO Country Policy and Information Note - Zimbabwe: Prison conditions

UKHO Country Policy and Information Note - Afghanistan: Hindus and Sikhs

Asylum Research Consultancy (ARC) COI Update Vol. 142

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 – January 2017

Trends for January 2017

Deteriorated Situations: Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, South China Sea, Bosnia And Herzegovina, Kosovo, Ukraine, Mexico, Yemen

Improved Situations: Gambia

Outlook for February 2017  -  Conflict Risk Alerts: None - Resolution Opportunities: None

Read the full report: 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 January through December 2016

Self-Harm January through December 2015

Self-Harm January through December 2014

Deportation/Detention/Asylum Q4 Oct/Nov.Dec 2016

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