UK deportations: Why timing is important

By Vitalis MadanhiImmigration

A NUMBER of people are often seeking legal help when removal from the United Kingdom is imminent. This happens when the UKBA is all out to enforce removal of a person who might have been in the UK for a … Read more


EU sanctions and Zimbabwe deportations

By George ChapwanyaImmigration, Legal

THE European Union has slapped sanctions against a number of countries recently. Sanctions have been imposed on Zimbabwe by the European Union supposedly to encourage the persons targeted to reject policies that lead to the suppression of human rights, of … Read more


Q & A: UK plans to deport Zimbabweans

By Rumbidzai BvunzawabayaImmigration

THERE is an air of panic and concern amongst the Zimbabwean community in the UK following the announcement by Britain’s Immigration Minister Damian Green that the UK Border Agency is resuming enforced returns of failed asylum seekers to Zimbabwe. Enforced … Read more


Why asylum seekers must make peace with relatives

By George ChapwanyaImmigration

THIS blog is being written against the background of recent pronouncements by the Minister of State for Borders and Immigration, Phil Woolas, that the UK intends to make changes over time to its returns policy to Zimbabwe for failed asylum … Read more

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UK hints at Zimbabwe deportations

By Taffy NyawanzaImmigration

BRITAIN’S Immigration Minister, Phil Woolas, has today made a ministerial statement which suggests that there may be plans to begin removals of failed asylum seekers to Zimbabwe. (Read full statement). This statement ostensibly “reflects developments in Zimbabwe following the formation of … Read more


The real impact of decision in RN

By Rumbidzai BvunzawabayaImmigration

IT HAS been a victorious week for many Zimbabwean asylum seekers. The Court of Appeal decision in RN (Zimbabwe) has been long coming and has been welcomed by Zimbabweans, refugee groups and support organisations for Zimbabweans across Britain.   The … Read more

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