MF (Article 8 – New Rules) Nigeria v. SSHD  UKUT 00393 (IAC)
Date posted: 18 July 2012
This is the leading case on the interpretation of the new Immigration Rules that came into force on 9th July 2012 on Article 8 cases for foreign national criminals. The client’s appeal was allowed on human rights grounds.
KB (Trinidad and Tobago) v. SSHD  EWCA Civ 11
Date posted: 18 July 2010
The Home Office unsuccessfully argued that a different Article 8 test should apply to foreign national criminals, in clear contravention of human rights caselaw, and the client was allowed to keep his indefinite leave to remain in the UK.
NR (Jamaica) v. SSHD  EWCA Civ 856
Date posted: 18 July 2009
A Court of Appeal deportation appeal with one of the main arguments in the appeal being the risk of persecution to the client as a lesbian returning to Jamaica. The Court of Appeal accepted that the Tribunal had dealt with the issue of the client’s sexuality … Continue reading
SJ and JM (Christians – FS confirmed) Iran CG  UKAIT00082
Date posted: 18 July 2008
A Country Guidance case concerning an Iranian Catholic convert from Islam (JM). His appeal was successful as the Tribunal found it likely that the appellant would not be able to practise his religion without persecution if in Iran.
FK (DRC) v. SSHD  EWCA Civ 1545
Date posted: 18 July 2007
An important case dealing with a mother’s attempt to remain in the UK with her British Citizen husband and children. The Court of Appeal accepted that the Article 8 ECHR assessment of the first Judge was correct and that the client … Continue reading
HH (Rule 23: Meaning Extent) Iraq  UKAIT00036
In asylum appeals the Home Office gets to see the determination up to 28 days before it is shown to the appellant. This important case put an end to the Home Office practice of appealing a determination prior to it … Continue reading
AS and AA (Effect of previous link determination) Somalia  UKAIT00052
Date posted: 18 July 2006
This case clarified the law in relation to the appeal determination of a family member, confirming that this should be the starting point and the narrative content taken as evidence of what happened up to the date of the determination.
The Queen on the application of Yussuf (Claimant) v. SSHD  EWHC 2847 (Admin)
Date posted: 18 July 2005
A Judicial Review challenge to the Home Office decision to return an asylum seeker to Greece on safe third country grounds. The application was successful on Article 8 ECHR grounds on the basis that the client had a particularly strong bond … Continue reading
AA (Risk – Geledi – Benadiri clan) Somalia  UKIAT05720
Date posted: 18 July 2002
In this case the Tribunal accepted that members of the Somali Geledi clan should be granted refugee status.