Latest News about Immigration Detention, Bail, Removal

Symbolic Scales - justice and equality

By Oshin Shahiean of OTS Solicitors

This year, thousands of migrants will spend Christmas alone and fearful in a UK detention centre with no access to the best immigration lawyers.

Many have been incarcerated for more than a year.

Tuesday, 20 December, 2016
Hand holding marker pen behind the word deportation in red with various other words around it

Deportation – Balancing Article 8 Rights and the Public Interest

In late November, the Supreme Court considered the issue on the relationship between Article 8, of the European Convention of human rights (ECHR) and the immigration rules when dealing with a deportation.

Monday, 05 December, 2016
Deportation Word Cloud

On the 16th November, the Supreme Court handed down the long awaited decision of Makhlouf v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] UKSC 59.   

In this case the judges were asked to consider by the appellant’s solicitors how to balance the best interests of a child with the immigration rules and regulations.

The facts of the case

Monday, 21 November, 2016