Student Deported To Mauritius Despite 175,000-Strong Protest, Aces A-Levels

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Yashika Bageerathi, the student deported to Mauritius despite a 175,000-strong protest, has passed her exams and achieved the results she would have n...

Nigerian FGM Mother To Be Deported With Daughters On Tuesday

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK

A mother who fears her two daughters will be subjected to female genital mutilation in her native Nigeria has been told she will be deported on Tuesda...

Jessica Elgot

Virgin Accused Of Hypocrisy Over Deportation Of Mum Whose Daughters Face FGM | Jessica Elgot | Posted 29.05.2014 | UK

Richard Branson and Virgin Airlines have been accused of hypocrisy after refusing to block the extradition of an asylum seeker and her two children, w...

Jessica Elgot

Nigerian Fights To Stay In UK To Stop Daughters Having Genitals Mutilated | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK

A Nigerian asylum seeker is pleading with the government to let her stay in Britain, claiming her abusive husband will taking their two little daughte...

Teen Said To Be 'Very Frightened' After Being Deported Back Home Alone

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Student Yashika Bageerathi is said to be "very frightened" after landing in Mauritius following her deportation on Wednesday night. Several last m...

Student Deported Back To Mauritius, Home Office Confirms

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Student Yashika Bageerathi has been deported back home to Mauritius while her family remains in the UK, the Home Office has confirmed. The 19-year-...

Talented Student To Be 'Driven To Heathrow And Deported', Says Her School

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Mauritian student Yashika Bageerathi is being driven to Heathrow and will be deported on Wednesday night, according to a spokesperson for her school. ...

"Fight for Yashika" Protest To Stop Student's Deportation

PA | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

More than 40 people gathered in London today to protest against the deportation of Mauritian student Yashika Bageerathi. The demonstrators, mainly ...

Cara Delevingne Backs Student's Deportation Battle To Stay In UK

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Supermodel Cara Delevingne has lent her support to a student who is battling deportation to her home country and will be sent back alone while her fam...

Bright Teen Facing Deportation Back Home ALONE And 'Fearing For Her Life'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A bright student who has been offered places at Russell Group universities faces being deported to her native Mauritius without her family, despite fe...

The Battle Is On!

Harley Miller | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK
Harley Miller

This Monday was worse than usual. Before I even took a first sip of my obligatory morning coffee, my phone pinged to tell me an email had arrived. It was from my solicitor, telling me that they had received the response from UK Visa and Immigration to say my review has been rejected on the same grounds as they originally refused it. They have now also issued me my removal orders.

Merry Christmas from Home Office - Leave Now or Risk Arrest

Harley Miller | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK Politics
Harley Miller

Merry Christmas, everyone. I hope you all had a wonderful time over the festive season and managed to be around people you love and care about. I was lucky enough to be able to spend another Christmas here with my friends and the people I consider family...

Reflections on the Overwhelming Support Given to an Australian Immigrant in the UK at Risk of Deportation

Harley Miller | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Politics
Harley Miller

As I sit here in front of the computer screen, looking at the names of the thousands of people who have signed the petition started by my friend, Andrew Hall, I can't help thinking about the reasons why so many people have taken time from their daily lives to contact me, sign the petition and share my story with their friends and family.

'A Lack Of Humanity And Common Sense'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The Home Office has threatened a boy of 7 with deportation - despite the fact his mother is British. Sara Leung, who has dual Canadian and British ...

Foreign Sex Offender Wins Human Rights Appeal

PA | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK

A foreign criminal jailed for a serious sex offence against a schoolgirl has won the right to damages for a breach of his human rights after the Court...

The Individual and the Group: Why Our Attitudes to Immigration Don't Make Sense

Alison Walsh | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Alison Walsh

It is this failure to equate the group with the individual which has allowed for the rise of far-right political parties, and it is this which stops us from using our common sense and our compassion to openly debate and reform immigration policy across the world...

Dominican Republic Court Ruling Leaves Tens of Thousands Facing a Future of Statelessness

Emma Pomfret | Posted 10.12.2013 | UK
Emma Pomfret

Imagine being born in a country where your parents and grandparents also grew up and then one day being told you are no longer eligible for nationality there. This means you will no longer have access to education, healthcare, a formal job, social security, or even be able to marry or register the births of your children...

Nigerian Transplant Patient Wins Right To Stay In UK

PA | Posted 26.07.2013 | UK

A Nigerian transplant patient who claimed she would die within weeks if she was deported has won the right to remain in the UK following a second succ...

Prosecutors to Reinvestigate Death Of Asylum Seeker

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK

Prosecutors are to reconsider a decision not to bring criminal charges in the case of Jimmy Mubenga after an inquest jury found the father-of-five was...

Jordanian Parliament Approves Treaty Allowing Qatada's Deportation

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK

The Jordanian parliament has approved a treaty with the UK designed to trigger the removal of radical cleric Abu Qatada, the Home Office has said. The...

G4S Security Guards In New Probe

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK

An Angolan man died after being restrained by G4S security guards as he was being deported, an inquest has heard. Jimmy Mubenga, 46, became ill on ...

Lucy Sherriff

NUS Activist, Granted Asylum After Being Asked To 'Prove' He's Gay | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 08.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A student activist who was asked by the Home Office to "prove" he was gay in order to avoid deportation to Senegal where he faced persecution, has bee...

'Every Chance Of Succeeding'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Politics

Home secretary Theresa May has laid out the next steps she intends to take in her ongoing struggle to deport radical cleric Abu Qatada. On Tuesday ...

Home Office Attempts To Take Qatada Bid To Highest Court

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK

The government has asked permission to take its fight to remove Abu Qatada from the UK to the highest court in the land. The appeal to the UK Supre...

Abu Qatada, Why he Perhaps Shouldn't Be Deported, and Why Torture Is Wrong

Gareth Milner | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK Politics
Gareth Milner

I don't particularly like Mr Qatada, but if I condone either torture against him, or the use of evidence against him which was gained through torture, then I would be a complete hypocrite if I ever complained about torture against a UK citizen.