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Immigration: Appeals

Home Office written question – answered on 17th July 2017.

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Photo of Jo Swinson Jo Swinson Deputy Leader, Liberal Democrats, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the implications for the guidance given to Entry Clearance Officers of the recent Court of Appeal judgment relating to the admission to the UK of adult dependent relatives.

Photo of Brandon Lewis Brandon Lewis The Minister for Immigration

The Immigration Rules for the admission to the UK of adult dependent relatives were upheld as lawful by the Court of Appeal on 24 May 2017 in Britcits v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] EWCA Civ 368. We will update the relevant guidance as appropriate in due course.

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