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Legal Updates

During the Covid-19 pandemic, reporting requirements have been paused for many people and largely reduced for others. Now that the lockdown measures are relaxing, the Home Office are likely to start to ask people to report again.

Migrants Organise have produced a checklist to help you see if your reporting requirements are appropriate to your situation. If the requirements aren’t appropriate, you may be able to challenge them

screenshot of Home Office's permission to work policy document

Legal Updates

We get a lot of people contacting us with queries about requesting permission to work from the Home Office, when you have been waiting a long time for a decision on your asylum claim.

Following two legal challenges, the Home Office has amended its published policy on granting permission to work. In this new document, they specify the contact details for requesting permission.

News

Privacy International have produced a guide is for anyone concerned about their social media accounts being monitored by public authorities – but the guide is especially targeted at people from minority and migrant communities who may be disproportionately affected by various forms of surveillance.

Legal Updates

The Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration is doing an inspection of Asylum Casework.

Legal Updates

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.

News

The newly updated Home Office guidance on conducting asylum substantive interviews makes for interesting reading.

The document presents a curious mismatch between good practice on paper, and years of hearing and seeing their behaviour in the past.