Category: ILPA documents

Here you will find all resources produced by ILPA

Information sheet: Statelessness and applications for leave to remain

ILPA has published a best practice guide to advising and representing clients considering or making an application for statelessness leave in the UK: Statelessness and applications for leave to remain: a best practice guide, Dr Sarah Woodhouse and Judith Carter, ILPA and University of Liverpool Law Clinic.   This information sheet explains what statelessness is […]

Information Sheet: Family migration – new English language requirements for partners and parents applying for further leave under Appendix FM (5-year route)

The Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules HC 667, published on 03 November 2016, announced a significant change affecting those applying for further leave to remain as a partner or parent under Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules. People granted leave to enter or remain as a partner or parent who have completed 30 months […]

Information sheet: Overstayers – New Immigration Rules

The Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules HC 667, published on 03 November 2016, made changes to the circumstances in which a period of overstaying will be disregarded when a person makes a further application to remain in the UK. This information sheet explains what overstaying is and the changes that have been introduced.

Immigration Act 2016: Seminar for Lawworks, 13 November 2016

Seminar paper on the Immigration Act 2016, updated to take into account the second commencement order bringing further provisions into force.

Overseas domestic workers, presentation for Kalayaan AGM, 06 November 2016

An overview of changes made to the overseas domestic worker visa route in 2016.

Information Sheet: Immigration Act 2016 (1) Overview UPDATED 01 November 2016

The Immigration Bill completed its passage through parliament and became an Act of Parliament on 12 May 2016, though the majority of its provisions did not come into force on that date.  This information sheet provides an overview of the changes brought about by the Immigration Act 2016 and explains how and when its provisions […]

Information Sheet: Immigration Act 2016 (6) Powers of Immigration Officers UPDATED 01 November 2016

The Immigration Act 2016 grants extensive new powers to immigration officers, many of which are already in force.  This information sheet gives an overview of the new powers and explains which of these have come into force. The information sheet has been updated on 01 November 2016 to take account of the second commencement order […]

Information Sheet: Immigration Act 2016 (7) Immigration Detention UPDATED 01 November 2016

This information sheet outlines measures on immigration detention introduced by the Immigration Act 2016 in response to the criticisms that have been made in relation to the welfare of vulnerable people in immigration detention. The new approach to the welfare of vulnerable people in immigration detention entered into operation on 12 September 2016 and the […]

Information Sheet: Immigration Act 2016 (9) Appeals UPDATED 01 November 2016

The Immigration Act 2016 will broaden the power to certify certain human rights claims with the effect that the applicant will only be able to bring an appeal from outside the UK.  When the provision comes into force on 01 December 2016, it will extend to a wider group of people the provisions for people […]