Asylum Immigration and Nationality in UK Law

  • The Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002: Secure Borders, Safe Haven?
    • Nbr. 67-4, July 2004
    • The Modern Law Review
  • The Treatment of Foreign Terror Suspects
    • Nbr. 70-3, May 2007
    • The Modern Law Review
    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...
    ...... of terrorism and engage rules relating to asylum, deportationand nationality . TheTerrorismAct 006 and the Immigration, Asylum and NationalityAct 2006, whichgive e¡ect ......
  • Bureaucratic Performance and Control in British Politics: Asylum Policy 1994–2007
    • Nbr. 12-4, November 2010
    • British Journal of Politics and International Relations
    There is a wealth of research into time series dynamics of bureaucratic control in the federal presidential system of the US, but no equivalent investigation in unitary parliamentary systems. This ...
    ...... to analyse administration of the UK asylum system by the Immigration and Nationality Directorate of the Home Office. Keywords: bureaucratic ......
  • Politics of Exception and Unease: Immigration, Asylum and Terrorism in Parliamentary Debates in the UK
    • Nbr. 56-4, December 2008
    • Political Studies
    This article analyses how the British political elite has securitised migration and asylum since 9/11 by looking at when and how parliamentary debates linked counter-terrorism to immigration and/or...
    ...... threat, whether existential or not,is framed as coming from outside the UK, both in terms of its geographical origins and in terms of the nationality of the ‘dangerous’ individuals. Immigration and asylum issues arose in this politics of exception in three different ways: (1) The abuse of ......
  • Deportation of Migrant following Criminal Conviction: European Convention on Human Rights, Article 8
    • Nbr. 74-2, April 2010
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
    ......5(3)(a) of the Immigration Act 1971, as amended by the Immigration and ...Blake and R. Hussain, Immigration, Asylum and Human Rights (Oxford University Press: ...) 23 Journal of Immigration, Asylum & Nationality Law 11 that in cases involv- ing ‘ virtual ......
  • Immigration, immigration, immigration.
    • Vol. 21 Nbr. 4, December - December 2013
    • Renewal
    • Tomlinson, Sally
    • Notebook
    ...... 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 ......
  • Rights and Rhetoric: The Politics of Asylum and Human Rights Culture in the United Kingdom
    • Nbr. 32-1, March 2005
    • Journal of Law and Society
    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...
    ...... fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion, is outside ...Macdonald and F. Webber, Immigration Law and Practice (2001, 5th edn.) at para. 12.128: During the period ......
  • The language of labelling and the politics of hostipitality in the British asylum system
    • Nbr. 18-3, August 2016
    • British Journal of Politics and International Relations
    Since 1990 when Britain witnessed a spike in asylum applications, consecutive governments have adopted a stance towards asylum, whereby the interests of the state supersede those seeking asylum. By...
    ...... fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, or political opinion’ and ... seekers to hold the necessary papers and visas began with the Immigration (Carrier Liabilities) Act of 1987 under the Margaret Thatcher ......
  • The Exclusion of (Failed) Asylum Seekers from Housing and Home: Towards an Oppositional Discourse
    • Nbr. 37-2, June 2010
    • Journal of Law and Society
    ‘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 ...
    ...... is not mitigated or exacerbated by legal changes in a person's immigration status, our analysis 286 1O n home as `house + x ' and the elements of ...of Immigration Asylum and Nationality Law 5. 39 D. Morley, Home Territories: Media, Mobility and Identity ......
  • The detention of asylum seekers in the UK
    • Nbr. 7-1, January 2005
    • Punishment & Society
    Media and political representations of asylum seekers and refugees have been infused with language denoting images of ‘danger’, ‘criminality’ and ‘risk’. Despite att...
    ......These responses, characteristic of immigration policy, reflect the wider expectations that the state will manage risk ... practice of identifying ‘fast track detainees’ by their nationality (Chatwin, 2001). It is now a ‘central plank of asylum policy’ (H ome ......
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