Deportation fast-track system for asylum seekers ruled illegal
Guardian, Owen Bowcott, 26 July 2010
A fast-track process for deporting failed asylum-seekers, which gives them little or no notice of their immediate removal, is unlawful, the high court ruled today.The decision will have an impact on Home Office deportation practices and could lead to more last minute, legal challenges on behalf of those fighting to remain in the UK. The case was brought by Medical Justice, an organisation that provides independent medical and legal advice to detainees in immigration removal centres. Click here to read complete article
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