Judges will be told what constitutes ‘inhuman or degrading treatment’ in deportation cases

Judges who use human rights laws to block deportations of failed asylum seekers and foreign criminals will be told what counts as ‘inhuman or degrading treatment.’  Home Secretary Priti Patel is considering the move to try to restrict the ability of judges to make ‘subjective’ decisions about what form of conditions deportees would face in … Read more Judges will be told what constitutes ‘inhuman or degrading treatment’ in deportation cases

Priti Patel loses deportation fight with Nigerian drugs dealer

Priti Patel loses deportation fight with Nigerian drugs dealer as Appeal Court judges say he can stay in the UK because of human rights laws The man, now 32, was served with a deportation order after his conviction  He was convicted of supplying class A drugs and handed a 4.5 year jail term Argued deportation … Read more Priti Patel loses deportation fight with Nigerian drugs dealer

Priti Patel says asylum system is ‘broken’ as 20 Channel migrants are taken off deportation flight

Priti Patel today branded Britain’s asylum system ‘broken’ after 20 migrants were taken off a new deportation flight to Germany. The Home Secretary sent another handful of migrants back to mainland Europe, but was hit by a flurry of 11th-hour legal challenges. An immigration enforcement charter flight yesterday flew three Iranians, two Eritreans, an Iraqi … Read more Priti Patel says asylum system is ‘broken’ as 20 Channel migrants are taken off deportation flight

Taxpayers foot £55million bill for lawyer blocking deportation flights of Channel migrants

Revealed: Taxpayers foot £55million bill for lawyer blocking deportation flights of Channel migrants Duncan Lewis Solicitors legal aid work covers many areas including immigration Staff have been to Calais and offered support to refugees hoping to reach Britain It has forged a close relationship with charities that work among camps in France By Scarlet Howes … Read more Taxpayers foot £55million bill for lawyer blocking deportation flights of Channel migrants

Taxpayers foot £55million bill for lawyer blocking deportation flights of Channel migrants

Revealed: Taxpayers foot £55million bill for lawyer blocking deportation flights of Channel migrants Duncan Lewis Solicitors legal aid work covers many areas including immigration Staff have been to Calais and offered support to refugees hoping to reach Britain It has forged a close relationship with charities that work among camps in France By Scarlet Howes … Read more Taxpayers foot £55million bill for lawyer blocking deportation flights of Channel migrants

Deportation of 18 migrants is blocked at the 11th hour as lawyers lodge human rights claims 

Deportation of 18 migrants is blocked at the 11th hour as lawyers lodge human rights claims Lawyers lodged successful last minute claims to stop the migrants’ deportation They were supposed to join another 14 migrants who had already been deported  Of the 14, ten were flown to Germany and four to France  By David Churchill … Read more Deportation of 18 migrants is blocked at the 11th hour as lawyers lodge human rights claims 

Deportation of 18 migrants is blocked at the 11th hour as lawyers lodge human rights claims 

Deportation of 18 migrants is blocked at the 11th hour as lawyers lodge human rights claims Lawyers lodged successful last minute claims to stop the migrants’ deportation They were supposed to join another 14 migrants who had already been deported  Of the 14, ten were flown to Germany and four to France  By David Churchill … Read more Deportation of 18 migrants is blocked at the 11th hour as lawyers lodge human rights claims 

Belarus opposition leader ‘tears up her passport’ to stop her deportation

A Belarus opposition leader tore up her passport to foil authorities trying to deport her to Ukraine in the dead of night, it was claimed today.  Maria Kolesnikova was driven to a border crossing in the early hours of this morning but ‘took action’ to prevent her ‘forcible expulsion’, Ukraine’s government said, a day after … Read more Belarus opposition leader ‘tears up her passport’ to stop her deportation

Deportation flight is cancelled after last-minute legal challenges

Home Secretary Priti Patel’s bid to report 23 cross-Channel migrants to Spain has failed after the deportation flight was cancelled due to a last minute legal challenge.   The plane was scheduled to leave the UK on Thursday morning, but had to be scrapped while the appeals are considered. The Home Office accused such legal claims of typically … Read more Deportation flight is cancelled after last-minute legal challenges

Deportation flight is cancelled after last-minute legal challenges

Home Secretary Priti Patel’s bid to report 23 cross-Channel migrants to Spain has failed after the deportation flight was cancelled due to a last minute legal challenge.   The plane was scheduled to leave the UK on Thursday morning, but had to be scrapped while the appeals are considered. The Home Office accused such legal claims of typically … Read more Deportation flight is cancelled after last-minute legal challenges