• Immigration

    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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    Your views on video hearings are needed

    HMCTS are conducting research on video hearings and the legal professional user experience as part of the court modernisation programme.

    16 October 2018

    Rushing immigration detention appeals inherently unfair

    The Law Society has warned that government proposals to curtail the timeline for appeals by people in immigration detention could lead to injustices.

    10 October 2018
    Press release

    Tribunal Procedure Committee consultation on rules in relation to detained appellants - Law Society response

    The Law Society has responded to a TPC consultation on proposals to resurrect the fast track appeals system in respect of immigration detainees.

    10 October 2018
    Consultation response

    Child asylum cases must be dealt with fairly and transparently

    Asylum claims by unaccompanied children must be dealt with transparently, putting their best interests at its heart, the Law Society said today.

    1 August 2018
    Press release

    Child asylum seekers deserve better

    Asylum claims by unaccompanied children must be dealt with through a transparent process that puts their best interests at heart says the Law Society.

    2 July 2018
    Press release

    Windrush crisis underscores need for immigration legal aid

    Cuts to legal aid for immigration issues mean members of the Windrush generation may be denied justice as they try to settle their status and rebuild their lives, the Law Society of England and Wales warned today.

    1 May 2018
    Press release

    Failures in UK immigration and asylum undermine the rule of law

    UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) faces possibly the largest single influx of applications in its history as EU nationals seek to settle their status - but the system is already problematic.

    12 April 2018
    Press release

    From refugee to Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year

    I was inspired to study law by the legal aid solicitor who helped me with my asylum case. My solicitor was really good, but I could see that many other asylum seekers were suffering badly without any proper representation.

    12 March 2018

    Immigration Appeals

    Implementing good practice and effective case management in the conduct of an immigration appeal is crucial to achieving the best outcome for your client.

    7 December 2017
    Practice note

    I'm detained, and it's killing me

    I'm detained, but I'm not a criminal. I'm detained and no one can tell me when I'll be released. How do you respond to hearing such truths? This is the truth that many solicitors hear every day.

    5 December 2017
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