Cases: Immigration Law

Ahmed and others [2017] UKUT 00118 (IAC)

  Ahmed and others (deprivation of citizenship) [2017] UKUT 00118 (IAC) is an Immigration Law case concerning the deprivation of British Citizenship. Facts: The appellants in Ahmed and others were convicted of the grooming, sexual exploitation and trafficking of several young girls. All three men were naturalised British citizens. Furthermore, they were also citizens of Pakistan….

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Al Jedda v SSHD [2013] UKSC 62

Al Jedda v SSHD [2013] UKSC 62 is the first case on deprivation of citizenship to reach the Supreme Court. Facts:  Al Jedda was an Iraqi refugee and was granted British nationality in 2000. He travelled to Iraq in 2004. He was detained by British forces following suspicion of his involvement in terrorism. In 2007, before…

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MM (Uganda) v SSDH [2016] EWCA Civ 450

MM (Uganda) v SSDH [2016] EWCA Civ 450 is an Immigration Law case concerning deportation.  Issue:  What factors must be considered by a judge when considering whether deportation would be “unduly harsh” on the child and/or partner of a ‘foreign criminal’? This is found under paragraph 399 of the Immigration Rules. It is also found under section…

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BL (Jamaica) v SSHD [2016] EWCA Civ 662

  BL (Jamaica) v SSHD [2016] EWCA Civ 662 is an Immigration Law case concerning exceptional circumstances for deportation. Facts: BL is a Jamaican who had been in the UK for the last 15 years with no leave to remain. He had a partner with whom he had three children. At the time of the deportation…

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R (on the application of Kiarie) v SSHD [2017] UKSC 42

  R (on the application of Kiarie) v SSHD [2017] UKSC 42 is an Immigration Law appeal case concerning deportation.  Facts: Mr. Kiarie was a Kenyan national. In 1997, at the age of three, he came to the UK with his family. He was convicted of serious drug related offences. A deportation order was issued….

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