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184.108.40.206 Fee waivers: new case law added – Dzineku-Liggison  UKUT 222 on the fee waiver test
220.127.116.11 Good character refusals under paragraph 322(5): new case law added – Ashfaq  UKUT on the importance of tax accountants’ evidence where dishonesty is alleged
4.2.16 Section 67 leave – Dubs Amendment leave: section updated as route now closed to new LTR applicants
4.2.20 Hong Kong BN(O) Visa for BN(O) citizens and their close family members: NEW SECTION on this category, to fully open in January 2021
6.2.2 English language requirement: reference to updated guidance document now including COVID-19 concession
6.2.3 Financial requirement: added reference to updated policy documents, now containing limited COVID-19 concessions
6.2.4 Immigration status: added reference to updated Appendix FM guidance, incorporating COVID-19 concessions relating to immigration status
6.7.5 Adopted children: added reference to new UKVI guidance on adopted children
8.4 The Convention reasons: new case law added – DH Afghanistan  UKUT 223 on continued pursuit of refugee status even where SSHD concedes entitlement to Humanitarian Protection
8.4.4 Membership of a particular social group: new case law added – DH Afghanistan  UKUT 223 on:
- the reading of the Qualification Directive requirements with the Refugee Convention
- the inclusion of those suffering certain types of mental disabilities in the PSG category
9.1.5 Asylum interview: added reference to new policy on the procedures relating to the resumption of substantive interviews
18.104.22.168 Family reunion under Dublin 3: new case law added – BAA  UKUT 227 on the exercise of discretion in the assessment of applications for family reunion outside the principal provisions, and under Reg 17
11.7.5 Definitions from Annex 1 of Appendix EU Part: reference to waiver of requirement for dependent relatives, of people of Northern Ireland only, to hold a BRC
12.3.1 Automatic acquisition – parent is British or settled at time of birth s1(1) BNA 1981: new case law added – Alake  EWHC 1956 on circumstances in which HMPO might request voluntary DNA test to prove paternity
12.5.7 Citizenship ceremonies: added reference to resumption of ceremonies (virtual)
13.1.8 The Equality Assessment: reference to new policy Mental vulnerability and immigration detention added
13.2.2 Bail conditions: new case law added – Humnyntskyi  EWHC 1912 (Admin) on the lawfulness of the current immigration bail accommodation policy
22.214.171.124 Automatic deportation: new case law added –
- SC Albania  UKUT 187 on the jurisdiction in which relevant convictions must have taken place for automatic deportation to apply
- KE (Nigeria)  EWCCA Civ 1382 on the relevance of hospital order sentence to automatic deportation
- MZ  UKUT 225
126.96.36.199 Kiarie and Byndloss: The effectiveness of non-suspensive appeals: new case law added – Begum v SIAC & Ors  EWCA Civ 918 on the circumstances in which an appellant, representing a security risk, may be permitted to return to the UK to participate in their appeal effectively
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