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England: Government reinstates legal aid for vulnerable migrant children

Lucy Frazer The UK government has reinstated legal aid for unaccompanied and separate ...

Published 13 July 2018

Shepherd and Wedderburn appoints Jacqueline Moore to lead new department

Jacqueline Moore Shepherd and Wedderburn has appointed Jacqueline Moore to lead a new immigrati ...

Published 18 June 2018

Petition launched to stop Vietnamese trafficking victim from being deported

Duc Kien Nguyen A petition has been launched to stop a trafficking victim and former prisoner f ...

Published 12 June 2018

AI predicts outcomes of trials with high success rate

Artificial intelligence is able to predict the outcomes of trials with a high success rate, a paper ...

Published 8 June 2018

Asylum seeker’s ‘fresh claim’ challenge based on third party report dismissed

A Chinese asylum seeker who sought to challenge a decision by the Home Office to refuse to treat her ...

Published 7 June 2018

Germany: Unprecedented asylum proceedings place two-year-old in the dock

A two-year-old child ended up in the dock at Frankfurt District Court during asylum proceedings in a ...

Published 21 May 2018

Asylum seeker who claimed tribunal judge’s questioning was ‘unfair and biased’ fails in bid for judicial review

An asylum seeker whose claim that he would face “mistreatment” due to his political opinion if r ...

Published 23 April 2018

France: Tighter asylum laws pass crucial vote in face of criticism

The lower house of the French parliament has approved legislation tightening the country's asylum pr ...

Published 23 April 2018

CJEU: Asylum seekers may not be subjected to sexual orientation test

Asylum seekers may not be subjected to a psychological test in order to determine their sexual orien ...

Published 31 January 2018

Blog: Should the LGBT community be required to bear the burden of Brexit?

Jonathan Cooper OBE Barrister Jonathan Cooper OBE of Doughty Street Chambers looks at the protecti ...

Published 30 January 2018

Cameroonian woman who fears forced marriage wins permission to appeal asylum ruling

A Cameroonian woman who claimed she would be subject to forced marriage and female genital mutilatio ...

Published 22 January 2018

Home Office use of indefinite immigration detention 'causing serious harm

Kate Allen The UK must end indefinite immigration detention, Amnesty International said today, as i ...

Published 15 December 2017

Libya: European countries 'complicit' in horrific abuse of refugees and migrants

Kate Allen European governments are knowingly “complicit” in the torture and exploitation of te ...

Published 12 December 2017

Scottish government unveils race equality plan

Angela Constance Increasing employment opportunities for minority ethnic communities is part of a r ...

Published 11 December 2017