18th January - Law News

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FOCUS OF THE DAY: Peers have expressed concern that the Immigration Bill does not define what constitutes a “genuine obstacle” to failed asylum seekers leaving the UK. The Bill allows the home secretary to support asylum seekers who may become destitute only if they do not face a “genuine obstacle” to leaving the UK. However, the Bill leaves the definition of the term to secondary legislation. Full story - New Law Journal

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