Stewart v Birmingham City Council [2018]

This is a claim for judicial review concerning the decision of a local authority that a child was not a "child in need" for the purposes of section 17 of the Children Act 1989, and the consequential refusal to provide the child and her parents with accommodation. It is claimed that the decision was unlawful, … Continue reading Stewart v Birmingham City Council [2018]

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F v Bevandorlasi es allampolgarsagi Hivatal (Directive 2011/95/EU) Case C-473/16

This request for a preliminary ruling concerns the interpretation of Article 1 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union and Article 4 of Directive 2011/95/EU on standards for the qualification of third-country nationals or stateless persons as beneficiaries of international protection. The applicant, a Nigerian national claims that he had a well-founded … Continue reading F v Bevandorlasi es allampolgarsagi Hivatal (Directive 2011/95/EU) Case C-473/16

Bundesrepublik Deutschland v Hasan (Regulation (EU) No 604/2013) Case C-360/16

This request for a preliminary ruling concerns the interpretation of Articles 18, 23 and 24 of Regulation (EU) No 604/2013 establishing the criteria and mechanisms for determining the Member State responsible for examining an application for international protection lodged in one of the Member States by a third-country national or a stateless person 'the Dublin … Continue reading Bundesrepublik Deutschland v Hasan (Regulation (EU) No 604/2013) Case C-360/16

Beshiri v The Government of the Republic of Albania [2018]

In this case the Appellant appeals against the order to extradite him to Albania pursuant to Section 103 of the Extradition Act 2003. He appeals on the grounds that his extradition is unlawful in view of Article 3 and 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights due to having been mistreated in police custody … Continue reading Beshiri v The Government of the Republic of Albania [2018]

Khan v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018]

The Claimant, Exmoor Surgery, is a General Practitioners' practice providing primary medical services to around 3,200 patients within the London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. On 13 December 2016, UK Visas and refused Exmoor Surgery's application for a Tier 2 (general) sponsor licence. The Claimant seeks judicial review of this decision.   Citation: Khan, R … Continue reading Khan v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018]

X v. Sweden (App no. 36417/16)

The applicant is a Moroccan national who was granted a Swedish residence permit. The Swedish Security Service applied to the Migration Agency for an order to expel him, saying that he was a national security threat. He applied for asylum and international protection during the Migration Agency’s examination of the case, arguing that as the … Continue reading X v. Sweden (App no. 36417/16)

SL (St Lucia) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018]

Citation: SL (St Lucia) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWCA Civ 1894 The Appellant in this case suffers from chronic mental health problems for which she requires ongoing treatment, and argues that she is at serious risk of suicide and self-harm, a risk that was increased by the prospect of removal … Continue reading SL (St Lucia) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018]

Aziz & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018]

Aziz & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWCA Civ 1884 The appellants are naturalised British citizens. At the time of the relevant decisions of the Secretary of State, the First-tier Tribunal and the Upper Tribunal, the appellants had dual nationality, being citizens of Pakistan. This appeal concerns the proposal of … Continue reading Aziz & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018]

Ortega (remittal; bias; parental relationship) [2018]

Ortega (remittal; bias; parental relationship) [2018] UKUT 00298 (IAC) As stated in paragraph 44 of R (on the application of RK) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Section 117B(6): "parental relationship") IJR [2016] UKUT 00031 (IAC), if a non-biological parent ("third party") caring for a child claims to be a step-parent, the existence … Continue reading Ortega (remittal; bias; parental relationship) [2018]