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Court: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Appeals Chamber)

Applicant held to be two years older than claimed

R (SB) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (JR/1168/2017)

The issue before the tribunal was whether the applicant was born in 1998 or 2000. The applicant argued the former and thus contended that he was 17 and a minor. The Court held that, after taking all the evidence into account, on the balance of probabilities the applicant was born in 1998 and no later.

Success in ETS cases

Mohibullah v Secretary of State for the Home Department JR/2171/2015

The President of the Upper Tribunal has quashed a decision of the Home Office in one of the key ETS language testing cases. There are many of these cases, arising out of alleged English language testing fraud for immigration purposes, conducted (for the most part) in 2014, and following an exposé by BBC’s Panorama. The […]