The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that refugees do not have to be granted humanitarian visas to the EU, even in circumstances where there is a risk of torture and inhuman or degrading treatment.
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that people smugglers may still be prosecuted after illegal immigrants have since gained EU citizenship due to their country of origin being granted EU membership.
Court orders Syrian children to be reunited with family in Britain
On 20th January the Immigration and Asylum Tribunal of England and Wales ordered that three Syrian youths and an accompanying adult should be allowed to join relatives in Britain while their asylum claims are examined.
The four young refugees fled Syria in September 2015 and arrived at Calais in October. The Court was told that the males had only spent one night in heated accommodation since arriving at the Calais camp.
The UK Supreme Court has dismissed a challenge against immigration rules requiring people to be able to speak English before joining spouses in the UK.
Since late 2010 the spouses of a British citizen or a person settled in Britain must pass an English language test before entering the country. Prior to this, they were only required to demonstrate such knowledge two years after entry.