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NIGERIAN IMMIGRATION LAW CASES [POLICY, PRACTICE & PUBLISHING LAW REPORTS, 3PLR]

Naturalization & Citizenship - Work Permits & Visas - Expatriate Quota -  Extradition/Deportation Challenge - Immigration Offences  - Immigration Officer Disciplinary Proceedings  -  Asylum  - Intl' Refugee Issues

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ADAMS V. ADAMS

 

                                     

IMMIGRATION LAW:- Determination of suitability for continuing grant of immigration status – Employment status or visible source of income – Suitable accommodation – Lifestyle consistent with laws of the nation especially criminal laws – How treated

AKEWUSHOLA V. SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENT

IMMIGRATION LAW:– Appeal against denial of entry – Evidence – Appellant arriving at port of entry with expired United Kingdom passport and claiming right of abode – Immigration officer refusing appellant leave to enter – Statutory provision confining appeal on grounds of right of abode to those producing United Kingdom passport or certificate of entitlement – Whether passport having to be current – Whether right of abode provable on appeal by means other than those prescribed – Immigration Act 1971, ss 3, 13, 33.

AL-AMERI (FC) V. ROYAL BOROUGH OF KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA

IMMIGRATION LAW AND ASYLUM:- Britain – Accommodation for asylum seekers – Residence of an asylum seeker in a district of accommodation provided to a him/her seeker under legislation which requires the provider to ignore any preference of the asylum seeker – Whether capable of being regarded as residence of the asylum seeker's own choice

CHIEF OBAFEMI AWOLOWO V.   THE HON. MALLAM USMAN SARKI

IMMIGRATION LAW:- Minister's absolute discretion to prohibit entry into Nigeria of non-citizens – Legal basis

DANIAN V. SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENT

IMMIGRATION LAW:– Deportation – Refugee – Asylum – Person served with deportation notice seeking asylum – Person producing evidence of activities in Nigeria and political activities in London – Whether person acting in bad faith can be accorded protection of Geneva Convention relating to the Status of Refugees

FAJUJONU V. MINISTER FOR JUSTICE

 

LUCIEN HABIB V. PRINCIPAL IMMIGRATION OFFICER

IMMIGRATION LAW:- Immigration (Amendment) Ordinance 1956, S4 - Effect on vested rights.

METROPOLITAN POLICE COMMISSIONER V. HAMMOND

 

MINISTER FOR IMMIGRATION AND MULTICULTURAL AFFAIRS V. HAJI IBRAHIM

IMMIGRATION LAW:- Keyword Asylum – Civil war – Meaning of ‘persecution’ – Whether systematic conduct is requirement of ‘persecution’ – Whether tests of motivation, objectives of civil war and differential risks were appropriate in determining refugee status – Somalia – United Nations Convention relating to the Status of Refugees 1951 and Protocol of 1967, Art 1A(2)

MOHAMMED HALIB MADHAT V. THE COMPTROLLER OF CUSTOMS

IMMIGRATION/INTERNATIONAL LAW – CUSTOMS :- Passenger in transit - Whether subject to Ex­change Control Ordinance

NMAJU AND OTHERS V. ENTRY CLEARANCE OFFICER

IMMIGRATION LAW:- Children – Entry clearance – Child of person present and settled in the UK – Meaning of ‘sole responsibility’ – Duration of sole responsibility – Whether duration could be a disqualifying factor – Mother in UK having sole responsibility for period of 2½ months – Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules (HC 395), para 297(i)(e)

SANTOS M. BATALHA v. WEST CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LIMITED

IMMIGRATION LAW:- Employment of foreign national - Prerequisites of - Procedure thereof  - Distinction between resident permit and work permit - Duties on Nigerian employer and foreign national employee respectively – Section 8 and 10 of the Immigration Act reviewed

WEST CONSTRUCTION COMPANY  LTD. V. SANTOS M. BATALHA

IMMIGRATION LAW:- Resident permit - On whom lies responsibility for applying for resident permit – Whether employer or employee

IMMIGRATION LAW:- Section 10 of the Immigration Act - Sanction prescribed by same for failure of an expatriate to obtain a resident permit.

WILCOX V. JEFFERY

IMMIGRATION LAW:- Alien – Musician - Breach of condition of leave to land – United Kingdom – Performance at a concert – Illegality – Implication for concert goers




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