Supreme court says deporting woman who lied on asylum application would infringe rights of her British children
Immigration authorities will have to listen to the views of children whose parents are facing deportation, the supreme court has said, in a landmark human rights ruling on the rights of children born to illegal immigrants.
In a case brought by a Tanzanian woman whose asylum claims had failed, the court ruled today that her two British children, aged 9 and 12, were entitled to remain in the UK and have relationships with both their parents. They upheld her appeal and allowed her to stay in the country. Continue reading “Landmark human rights ruling allows asylum mother to remain in UK”