What are the rules on continuing professional development (CPD) #training for #immigration solicitors, barristers and OISC advisers, and what CPD training is now approved by the legal regulators? How much CPD training can now be undertaken online? Here on Free Movement we provide a real variety of online CPD and can help all three groups of immigration lawyer meet their CPD needs. As background, the CPD training regime for all three types of practitioner underwent massive changes in 2016: The requirement to undertake a specific number of hours of training per year was dropped Any training read more...

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… city of Dresden protested against #xenophobia and #racism as members of the … regular rallies to protest against immigration, refugees and Islam. Thousands of … without racism," the counter-demonstrators took part in a #rally against racism, xenophobia read more...

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Free Movement?s pick of the past week?s media reporting on #immigration and asylum. The Home Office has begun telling EU citizens to get out, writing to a man in immigration detention to read more...

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The Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, has announced that the Law Commission will conduct a #review of the Immigration Rules. The review came to light in Rudd’s oral evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee on 17 October but Law Commission staff had already begun meetings before then, including with me. At question 84, Rudd was asked about the complexity of the rules. She replied: I have already requested the Law Commission to review our immigration laws with a view to simplifying them. There were 20,000 different pieces of regulation for non-EU regulations and we have now got them down to read more...

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Courtesy of Reveal In a podcast, Reveal of the Center for Investigative Reporting examines U.S. #immigration policies that affect millions of people who live illegally in the United States. We hear from families and children caught in a system read more...

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Detroit Free PressImmigrant helps #cops, then ICE swoops in: 'We're here to take your dad'Detroit Free PressTo me the message is 'Stay in the shadows. ... He paid taxes on his $20,000-plus annual salary, filed W-2 forms and never received any form of public assistance from the government, according to immigration documents obtained by the Free read more...

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Detroit Free PressImmigrant helps #cops, then ICE swoops in: 'We're here to take your dad'Detroit Free PressTo me the message is 'Stay in the shadows. ... He paid taxes on his $20,000-plus annual salary, filed W-2 forms and never received any form of public assistance from the government, according to immigration documents obtained by the Free read more...

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The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) issued a precedent #decision earlier this month in Matter of Vella. While correctly decided, this decision is a #case study in the convoluted nature of #immigration law, and consequently the reason why it takes so long for the immigration courts to issue orders removing criminal aliens. Patrick McHugh October 30, 2017 - 8:46am The BIA's restatement of the obvious Andrew R. read more...

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Reason (blog)No Country for Smart Kids: New at ReasonReason (blog)Donald Trump stoked anti-undocumented alien animus to reach the White House. But since he got there, he has mounted a wide-ranging assault on all Foreign Students Alexey Sukhorukov/ZUMA Press/Newscom immigration starting with refugees, travel ...and read more...

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Reason (blog)No Country for Smart Kids: New at ReasonReason (blog)Donald Trump stoked anti-undocumented alien animus to reach the White House. But since he got there, he has mounted a wide-ranging assault on all Foreign Students Alexey Sukhorukov/ZUMA Press/Newscom immigration starting with refugees, travel ...and read more...

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Malaysia's HeiTech Padu Gets System Maintenance Job From Immigration DepartmentNikkei Asian ReviewKUALA LUMPUR (Oct 30) -- HeiTech Padu, a Malaysia-based IT services firm, said Monday its has bagged a contract worth 42.43 million ringgit ($10.01 million) to maintain Malaysian Immigration System (myIMMs) for Immigration Department. The contract ...and read more...

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… running ?misleading ads conflating #immigration and gang violence,? … Gillespie has eagerly #embraced #racism and xenophobia. We refuse to … ?thugs? and ?criminals,? and portray hard-working immigrants as a … Trump?s hardline on immigration. Mr. Rubio, however, read more...

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… When You Sleep? and ?Border Town? from Love Wounds … epithets, their songs condemn xenophobia, sexism, homophobia, #white supremacy … music, covering topics #including immigration policy, faux patriotism, … your last gasp cause racism?s through.? (Bill Forman) read more...

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Measures requiring #banks to check on the #immigration status of existing #account holders come into force today. To celebrate, the Home Office has published some brief guidance for those who, as “disqualified persons”, find their current account locked or closed. It has also updated its guidance for the banks themselves. Section 40G of the Immigration Act 2014, as amended by the Immigration Act 2016, sets out a duty on banks and building societies to close an account where instructed to do so by the Secretary of State. The duty is to close the relevant account ?as soon as reasonably read more...

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Measures requiring #banks to check on the #immigration status of existing #account holders come into force today. To celebrate, the Home Office has published some brief guidance for those who, as “disqualified persons”, find their current account locked or closed. It has also updated its guidance for the banks themselves. Section 40G of the Immigration Act 2014, as amended by the Immigration Act 2016, sets out a duty on banks and building societies to close an account where instructed to do so by the Secretary of State. The duty is to close the relevant account ?as soon as reasonably read more...

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The foreign minister for the Caribbean island nation announced Saturday that, effective January 1, there will be changes in Cuba?s immigration policies, strengthening ties with the 800,000 Cubans living outside the country, Associated Press read more...

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Recently, US Citizenship and Immigration Services released new information on L-1 #petitions for fiscal years 2015 and 2016. Patrick McHugh October 31, 2017 - 5:12am Preston read more...

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Recently, US Citizenship and Immigration Services released new information on L-1 #petitions for fiscal years 2015 and 2016. Patrick McHugh October 31, 2017 - 5:12am Preston read more...

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What We Know and Need to Know About Immigrant Access to Justice by Elinor Jordan South Carolina Law Review, Vol. 67, No. 295, 2016 Abstract We have learned much in recent years about the inadequacy of #access to justice read more...

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Federal law established through a 1982 U.S. Supreme Court decision makes clear that schools and districts cannot adopt enrollment policies that deny or discourage children from enrolling because of #immigration read more...

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