Upper Tribunal tackles the law on the parent/child relationship

In SR (subsisting parental relationship – s117B(6)) Pakistan 2018 UKUT 3345 (IAC), the Upper Tribunal examines the various pieces of law relevant to deciding whether someone who has a child in the UK should be allowed to stay here. The case is helpful for two reasons: The Home Office’s approach to section 117B(6) in its new guidance, published in February 2018 and discussed on this blog by Nath shortly afterwards, is firmly rejected The tribunal provides a useful summary of the law on evaluating the parent/child relationship The aim of the different provisions relating to children is abundantly clear: a child whose future clearly lies in the UK should not be…

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