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    News, advice and information for immigration practitioners, including content on work permits and visas, workforce mobility and other legislative and regulatory changes, and student, asylum and publicly funded immigration issues.

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    MoJ consultation on the expedited immigration and asylum appeals process - Law Society response

    The Law Society has responded to the MoJ consultation on expediting the immigration and asylum appeals process.

    24 November 2016
    Consultation response

    Criminal prosecutions of victims of trafficking

    This practice note outlines the main provisions of the relevant conventions and protocols and highlights the duty to enquire and, if necessary, investigate further, any credible claim that an individual has been a victim of trafficking.

    2 November 2016
    Practice note

    Training and publications

    Training and publications for the Immigration and Asylum Law Accreditation.

    27 May 2016

    Immigration and asylum accreditation frequently asked questions

    Frequently asked questions about the Immigration and Asylum Law Accreditation.

    27 May 2016

    Immigration judicial review

    This practice note gives advice on how to handle a client's matter in line with the UK Border Agency's new process for reviewing removal decisions.

    13 January 2016
    Practice note

    Refuges in crisis

    Robyn Allardice-Bourne discusses the implications of closing refuges and an innovative device to support victims of domestic abuse.

    1 December 2015


    Advice and information for immigration law practitioners

    16 September 2014

    Cautioning foreign nationals for document offences

    Provisions, which came into force in April 2013, allow a foreign national who admits committing a criminal offence to be offered a caution, with a condition that they agree to be removed from the UK and not return for a period of time.

    3 October 2013
    Practice note

    On the borderline

    Nisha Patel outlines the potential immigration hurdles relating to adoption of a child from outside the European Economic Area.

    8 May 2013

    Money laundering and immigration fraud - are you aware of the risks?

    It is possible that solicitors could be unwittingly involved in assisting immigration fraud and associated money laundering.

    20 March 2013
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