Because of the Coronavirus public health crisis, there have been some temporary changes to the asylum and immigration process. This includes to the asylum substantive interview, further submissions, visa extensions, appeal hearings, reporting requirements and detention.
The UK government has introduced new regulations under which they can rule that an asylum claim is inadmissible. This means the Home Office does not have to consider the claim in the UK if they rule that another country – a “safe third country” – should in fact be responsible for your asylum claim.
Yes, well. It’s been quite a year.
Aside from, well, everything we’ve had a busy year recruiting new members of our Management Committee, appointing new roles within the Committee AND we’ve had three fab new staff members join us. That’s been a lot of zoom calls.
The All4One group has launched a brilliant new resource on age assessments. The All4One group, based with GMIAU, are in Greater Manchester and have themselves experienced age assessments.
Back in January 2019, we wrote about the Home Office introducing preliminary information questionnaires to people at or after their asylum screening interview and before the asylum substantive (big) interview.
Now these forms have been in use for a while, there’s a little bit more information about how the Home Office views them.
This legal information video from Right to Remain looks at providing new evidence to the Home Office after your asylum claim is “appeal rights exhausted”.
The Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration is doing an inspection of Asylum Casework.
We are delighted to announce that the latest edition of the book version of the Right to Remain Toolkit, our self-help and solidarity guide to the immigration and asylum system, has arrived!
New legal information video from Right to Remain: find out what country of origin evidence is, what is considered good evidence, where to find it and what to do with it.
Following on from our earlier post about the value placed on letters of support from the Lesbian Immigration Support Group in a fresh claim (read that post here), in this post we look at a 2018 case from the Inner House of the Court of Session in Scotland.