ZV, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWHC 2725 (Admin)

The asylum claim by a victim of trafficking from Lithuania was declared inadmissible by the Secretary of State on the basis that Lithuania is considered safe as an EEA member state. The Spanish Protocol preserves a broad discretion for member states to decline to apply the presumption that claims from EEA nationals are not admissible. … Continue reading ZV, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWHC 2725 (Admin)

KM (Algeria) v the Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] EWCA Civ 2662

Was it contrary to the interests of justice and a procedural irregularity for the Upper Tribunal to determine the appeal in KM’s absence, and without giving him a further opportunity to attend by adjourning the hearing. It was held that what is or is not required in the interests of justice will depend on the … Continue reading KM (Algeria) v the Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] EWCA Civ 2662

ZV, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWHC 2725 (Admin)

The asylum claim by a victim of trafficking from Lithuania was declared inadmissible by the Secretary of State on the basis that Lithuania is considered safe as an EEA member state. The Spanish Protocol preserves a broad discretion for member states to decline to apply the presumption that claims from EEA nationals are not admissible. … Continue reading ZV, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWHC 2725 (Admin)

Khoroshenko v. Russia (App no. 41418/04)

Human rights – ECHR Art 8 – a prison regime which entailed restrictions on the types, frequency and duration of visits of family members involved an interference with family life – it was an essential part of a prisoner’s right to family life that he was permitted to maintain contact with close family members   Citation: … Continue reading Khoroshenko v. Russia (App no. 41418/04)

Biri v High Court In Miskolc, Hungary [2018]

This is an appeal against the decision to extradite the Appellant to Hungary to serve two sentences of imprisonment for drugs offences. It is appealed on the grounds that it did not comply with either section 2 or section 10 of the Extradition Act 2003 in that some of the alleged conduct was insufficiently particularised … Continue reading Biri v High Court In Miskolc, Hungary [2018]

MG, R (On the Application Of) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018]

This claim concerns a judicial review challenge by a Namibian national who entered the UK in 2006, overstayed her leave, thereafter committed several criminal offences and is subject to deportation. The issues are whether the Defendant's refusal to treat the Claimant's various sets of further submissions as fresh claims within the meaning of paragraph 353 … Continue reading MG, R (On the Application Of) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018]

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