General information - August 2019
Anti-Deportation Campaigns -August 2019
Home Office Spent £268k on Deportation Flights That Never Flew
News - August 2019
Home Secretary Loses Appeal to Reverse Decision that Kept Family Together in the UK
Refusal Letter Reversed by Upper Tribunal
New Immigration Minister Appointed – What Changes Might We See?
What is the ‘No Recourse to Public Funds’ Condition?
Patients Not Passports
Shackles and Restraints Used on Hundreds of Deportees from UK
Serco Blocked by Court from Evicting 50 Asylum Seekers
How Bad Will Priti Patel be at The Home Office?
Immigration Centre Abuse Inquiry Must Be Held in Public
Court Confirms - Illegal Workers Retain Employee Rights
Prime Minister’s Turn on UK Immigration Policy
SSHD Fails to Consider Mitigating Factors Give Sufficient Reasons for Making Negative Decision
New “Public Good” Requirement Introduced by Home Office for Sponsor Licences
Legal Articles - UK - Commons/Lords - ECtHR/European Union - August 2019
Home Office v Daneil [J]
Hassan Ali Zahid v Home Secretary
Government Relaxes Shortage Occupation List Requirements
Continuing Conflicts That Create Refugees - August 2019
Deteriorated Situations: Somalia, Malawi, Nigeria, Kosovo, Libya
Conflict Risk Alerts: Iran
Improved Situations: None
Global Overview: In July, Libya’s war spread beyond Tripoli, and Iran and the U.S. continued to teeter on the precipice of military confrontation. Nigeria’s woes deepened as Boko Haram stepped up attacks in the north east, tensions rose between herders and farmers, and the government cracked down on Shiite Muslim protesters in the capital Abuja. In Somalia, Al-Shabaab ramped up attacks in the capital Mogadishu and across the south, and thousands took to the streets in Malawi to protest President Mutharika’s re-election and alleged electoral fraud. In Europe, tensions rose between Kosovo and Serbia with a senior Serbian official claiming Kosovo had denied him entry. On a positive note, the peace process in Afghanistan saw signs of progress, which could lead to the finalisation of a U.S.-Taliban agreement in August.
Read more: International Crisis Group, https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch
Essential Tools for Asylum Seekers/Un-DocumentedMigrants/Immigrants/Anti-Deportation Campaigners 2019
US Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
The annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – the Human Rights Reports – cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international agreements. https://www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/hrrpt/
See also US: International Religious Freedom Reports; Trafficking-in-Person Reports; U.S. Treaty Reports; Universal Period Review; and the Advancing Freedom and Democracy Reports.
State of the World’s Human Rights - Amnesty International Report 2017/18
UNHCR Protection Manual- as of January 2018
HRW World Report 2018: Demagogues Threaten Human Right