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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.

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The focus of Mayblin’s book is the systematic impoverishment of people seeking asylum in the UK, and she approaches the topic through the lens of “slow violence”.

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Dr Vicky Canning and Lisa Matthews, the original navigation board developers, in conversation about how the Asylum Navigation Board (developed in 2018 as a real-life “serious game”) has now been launched as an online resource in response to the Covid-19 crisis.

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In all types of asylum, immigration or human rights applications, you will need evidence to support your application.

This video looks at when evidence might be needed, what is meant by evidence, and what counts as “good” evidence.

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The organisation UKLGIG have made really useful video resources about claiming asylum if you are LGBTQI+.

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A brand new training video from us on understanding the UK asylum and immigration system.

This video is on the asylum substantive interview.

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In all types of asylum, immigration or human rights applications, you will need evidence to support your application. What is good evidence?

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We were delighted to hear the news last week that Otis Bolamu was granted the right to remain. Otis, originally from the Democratic Republic of the Congo but now truly claimed by Swansea, was detained and faced imminent removal at the end of 2018.

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Tempting as it is to not look back at this year, it’s important to remember the small successes, and how we’ve survived this year to fight for a better one.

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The Supreme Court has unanimously upheld a 2018 decision from the Court of Appeal that, prior to March 2017, the Home Office had been detaining people under the Dublin Regulations unlawfully.