Asylum in UK Law

  • R (Razgar) v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • House of Lords
    • 17 Jun 2004
    ...... 1 Mr Razgar is an asylum seeker from Iraq whom the Secretary of State proposes to remove to Germany under the provisions of the Dublin Convention. Mr Razgar resists such ......
  • HJ (Iran) v Secretary of State for the Home Department; HT (Cameroon) v Same
    • Supreme Court
    • 07 Jul 2010
    ...... 1 These appeals raise the question as to the test which is to be applied when considering whether a gay person who is claiming asylum under the Convention relating to the Status of Refugees 1951, as applied by the 1967 Protocol ("the Convention") has a well-founded fear of ......
  • Devaseelan v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • Immigration Appeals Tribunal
    • 13 Mar 2002
    ......He came to the United Kingdom on 22 August 1996. He was carrying a false passport. He claimed asylum. On 30 October 1996 he was refused asylum. He appealed. His appeal was heard by an adjudicator on 2 May 1998. The Appellant, who was represented by ......
  • Chikwamba v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • House of Lords
    • 25 Jun 2008
    ......It is the Government's policy that that should be so and that a failed asylum seeker should return, or be returned, to his or her country and make from there any applications for the right to reside in this country that he or ......
  • Navaratnam Kugathas v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 21 Ene 2003
    ...... 1 This is an appeal, by permission of Schiemann LJ, by a Sri Lankan asylum-seeker against the oversetting by the Immigration Appeal Tribunal of an adjudicator's decision in his favour. . 2 The ......
  • R (Iran) v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 27 Jul 2005
    ...... Part 9 Examples of the admission of new evidence or changed circumstances in asylum appeals 45 Part 10 The function of ......
  • E v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 02 Feb 2004
    ......." As that passage recognises, there is an underlying tension in these cases between the "anxious scrutiny" appropriate to asylum cases ( Bugdaycay v Secretary of State [1987] AC 514 , 531E) and the important, but sometimes conflicting, principle of finality. Given the number ......
  • Ullah v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • House of Lords
    • 17 Jun 2004
    ......He arrived in this country from Karachi in January 2001 and applied for asylum, claiming to have a well-founded fear of persecution in Pakistan as a result of his religious beliefs. The Secretary of State dismissed his claim for ......
  • Zoumbas v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • Supreme Court
    • 27 Nov 2013
    ......, Mr Zoumbas, challenges a decision by the Secretary of State for the Home Department dated 4 October 2011 that he did not qualify for asylum or humanitarian protection and that his further representations were not a fresh human rights claim under paragraph 353 of the Immigration Rules. He ......
  • EB (Kosovo) v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • House of Lords
    • 25 Jun 2008
    ...... 1 The appellant, a Kosovar, arrived in this country from Kosovo, via Macedonia, on 2 September 1999. He was then aged 13. He claimed asylum four days later. It was refused on 27 April 2004, a delay of over four and a half years. Conditions in Kosovo having changed, the appellant now has ......
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