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Simplifying the Immigration Rules: the government response makes the solution sound so simple

Simplifying the Immigration Rules: the government response makes the solution sound so simple By Jonathan Collinson (University of Huddersfield)   The government has released its response to the Law Commission’s report on simplifying the Immigration Rules. Gemma Manning and I commented on this report for this blog.   Summary of the Government’s Response The Law … Continue reading

COVID-19 and administrative justice – a call for blogs, opinions, and news

COVID-19 and administrative justice – a call for blogs, opinions, and news By now, it is inevitable that the spread of Covid-19 will have substantial political, social, economic, and human consequences all across the globe. This is also true in the legal sphere. For this reason, UKAJI intends today to launch a series of blogs, … Continue reading

The Law Commission Report on Simplification of the Immigration Rules: Proposals to reformat the Immigration Rules fail to tackle the hard issues

The Law Commission Report on Simplification of the Immigration Rules: Proposals to reformat the Immigration Rules fail to tackle the hard issues   Introduction The Immigration Rules define the day-to-day administration of the UK’s regime of visas to enter and remain in the UK. The current Immigration Rules, which have increased in length from 300 … Continue reading

Book review: The Windrush Betrayal: Exposing the Hostile Environment, by Amelia Gentleman (Faber & Faber 2019)

Book review: The Windrush Betrayal: Exposing the Hostile Environment, by Amelia Gentleman (Faber & Faber 2019)       ‘This is a story about who gets listened to in Britain and who gets ignored. It’s about race, poverty and marginalisation.’ Amelia Gentleman, The Windrush Betrayal   By Margaret Doyle   There are many stories told … Continue reading

The EU Settlement Scheme: Trends and Forecasts

The EU Settlement Scheme: Trends and Forecasts   By Alice Welsh & Joe Tomlinson (University of York and Public Law Project)     The EU Settlement Scheme was established to allow EU citizens resident in the UK to apply to remain in the UK after Brexit. The Scheme is novel and complex in various respects … Continue reading