Where are we at with out-of-country appeals? The aftermath of Kiarie and Byndloss

The new case of QR (Pakistan), R (on the application of) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWCA Civ 1413 is yet another example of fallout from last year’s Supreme Court judgment in Kiarie and Byndloss, relating to the infamous “deport first, appeal later” policy. The QR judgment itself doesn’t give much more guidance than we already had, but it is a good opportunity to take stock of where we are at with out-of-country appeals. Background: QR and out-of-country appeals QR is a Pakistani citizen, married to a British woman. He was served with a notice of a decision to deport him, which he challenged on Article 8 grounds…

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