Legal Updates

  • A new crisis: the asylum appeal backlog
    Figures released at the beginning of February 2024 have revealed the shocking increase in the backlog of Asylum and Immigration Tribunal cases. This means that more and more people are waiting for a very long time to have their appeal heard by the courts.
  • No Floating Prisons: Bibby Stockholm Barge
    On the week of 7 August 2023, the first group of people to be housed on Bibby Stockholm moved onto the barge. This blog post provides information about the barge and the concerns we have about it.
  • Victory: Home Office’s plans to drop asylum housing protections halted
    8 affected people (represented by Duncan Lewis Solicitors) brought a legal challenge against the draft regulations which were dropped by the Home Office in February 2024. 
  • The Illegal Migration Act: Latest updates
    Our latest updates on the Illegal Migration Act 2023. Updated 12 February 2024 to reflect on the publication of the Home Office’s ‘safe and legal routes’ report

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