Asylum Immigration and Nationality in UK Law
- The Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002: Secure Borders, Safe Haven?
The Treatment of Foreign Terror Suspects
Following the bombings in London of July 2005, the Prime Minister, Tony Blair warned that ‘the rules of the game are changing’. The proposed changes have primarily related to foreign suspects of te...
Rights and Rhetoric: The Politics of Asylum and Human Rights Culture in the United Kingdom
No assessment of the state of human rights today could be complete without some consideration of the situation of asylum seekers and the political trends behind it. Four years after the implementat...
Immigration, immigration, immigration.
...... Union stalwarts with anti-European migrant, anti-refugee and anti-asylum seeker elements, and those who remain determinedly 'anti' long-settled .... The 1950s and 1960s . The British Nationality Act of 1948 notionally gave all imperial subjects the right of free entry ......
The Exclusion of (Failed) Asylum Seekers from Housing and Home: Towards an Oppositional Discourse
‘Housing’– the practical provision of a roof over one's head – is experienced by users as ‘home’– broadly described as housing plus the experiential elements of dwelling. Conversely, being without ...
UK: tougher on illegal immigration; Once again, as it has many times in the past, immigration has become a major issue this year. Mark Olden writes about the poor Africans at the receiving end of the immigration stick in Her Majesty's Kingdom.
...... to both Labour and Tory policies however, ensuring that failed asylum seekers and illegal immigrants are deported from the UK. . In their 2001 ...The UK's Immigration and Nationality Directorate's (IND) own director of detention, no less, later branded this ......
Law and Speed: Asylum Appeals and the Techniques and Consequences of Legal Quickening
This article examines how a politics of speed is manifest in a legal context via a detailed ethnography of the French National Court of Asylum (CNDA). It identifies the temporal, spatial, and organ...
The ‘Criminalization’ of Social Security Law: Towards a Punitive Welfare State?
The aim of this article is to place certain recent legislative reforms in the field of social security within the context of the overall development of the welfare state, and examine to what extent...
Review, Revenge and Retreat
The article deals with a wide‐ranging legal and political conflict of considerable constitutional significance, the attempt by UK ministers to restrict formal challenge of asylum decisions using a ...
Are Children's Best Interests Really Best? ZH (Tanzania) (FC) v Secretary of State for the Home Department
Although the Supreme Court's decision in ZH (Tanzania) is an important one, as this note explains, it is less novel than many suppose – and is in some ways disappointing. By stressing the importanc...
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