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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Beoku-Betts v SSHD [2008] UKHL 39

Beoku-Betts v SSHD [2008] UKHL 39 is an Immigration Law case concerning family migration. Facts: Beoku-Betts was a citizen of Sierra Leone. His whole family (two sisters and the mother) were settled in the UK. Beoku-Betts was initially granted a 12 months student visa. However, his application for leave to remain was refused. Furthermore, he argued that…

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Bibi v SSHD [2015] UKSC 68

Bibi v SSHD [2015] UKSC 68 is an Immigration Law case concerning Immigration Rules for family migration. Facts: In Bibi v SSHD, the appellants appealed against a decision that an amendment to the Immigration rules did not violate Article 8 ECHR and Article 14. The amendments were contained in Appendix FM para. E-ECO 4.1 and…

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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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