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.
This briefing note sets out the Law Society's concerns regarding clauses on immigration appeals and bail, and guidance for the courts on their interpretation of Article 8 of the European Convention.
The Home Affairs Committee echoes the Law Society’s view that the Detained Fast Track system has fallen into disrepute and is not fit for purpose.
Law Society reaction to the Immigration Bill
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.
The government has presented considerable challenges to law firms seeking to achieve growth in a world of fierce global competition.
It is possible that solicitors could be unwittingly involved in assisting immigration fraud and associated money laundering.
Steps are being taken to try and minimise the potential disruption caused to firms in their bidding arrangements.
Law Society comments on reports that the government plans to restrict immigrants' access to legal aid.
Criminal practitioners are reminded of the need to be familiar with the statutory defences to immigration-related offences when advising clients suspected or accused of these offences.
Read the Law Society's response to the Legal Services Board's (LSB) consultation on the regulation of immigration advice and services.
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