Bloomsbury immigration Law Briefing: September Teaser

Welcome to the latest Bloomsbury Immigration Law Briefing which covers the period up to 20 September 2020.

Legislative updates

  1. Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules: HC 707.
  2. Civil Legal Aid (Remuneration) (Amendment) (No. 2) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020.
  3. Immigration and Nationality (Replacement of Tier 4 and Fees) and Passport (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2020.
  4. Immigration Skills Charge (Amendment) Regulations 2020.

Court updates


  1. R (on the application of Soltany & Ors) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2020] EWHC 2291 (Admin): unsuccessful challenge to the conditions in Brook House IRC.
  2. HA (Iraq) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Rev 1) [2020] EWCA Civ 1176: the Court of Appeal gives further guidance on KO (Nigeria).


  1. G (A Child: Child Abduction) [2020] EWCA Civ 1185: the Court of Appeal gives guidance on when a child’s asylum claim can act as a bar to a return order under the Hague Convention.
  2. KAM (Nuba - return) Sudan CG [2020] UKUT 269 (IAC): Country Guidance case on those of Nuba ethnicity in Sudan.
  3. AB (preserved First-tier Tribunal (FtT) findings; Wisniewski principles): the ability to draw adverse inferences from a party’s absence or silence depends upon there being a prima facie case.

The Immigration Law Briefing is part of the Bloomsbury Law Online Service. The full briefing is available here.

Written by Sonia Lenegan

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