Monthly Archives: June 2012

Julian the Asylum Seeker

How could Julian Assange claim asylum? Ecuador is a signatory to the 1951 Refugee Convention. Under Article 1A(2) of the Convention, a person is a ‘refugee’ and must be granted asylum if ‘…owing to well founded fear of being persecuted … Continue reading

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New Immigration Laws: Miaow!

The Home Office’s Statement of Intent: Family Migration (June 2012) sets out the Government’s plans to reduce the number of immigrants coming to the UK from outside the European Economic Area (and those staying here, especially if they have committed … Continue reading

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