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Deportation Appeals


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The removal of foreign citizens from the United Kingdom is known as deportation. This most likely occurs as a result of criminal conviction; or being a family member of a deportee; or in a situation where the individual is believed to pose a threat to the safety of other residents in the United Kingdom. This deportation order can restrict an individual from future entry into the United Kingdom that is if the order is effective and disapproves any future entry into the United Kingdom of which you might be exempted. However if the conviction period is less than 12 months, your deportation may be effected after serving the sentence in the United Kingdom; but if you are sentenced for a more serious crime for a period more than 12 months your deportation will occur before you will serve the sentence (automatic deportation).  

In some cases if an individual is liable to a deportation order, he/she might be detained while in other situations the individual will not be detained instead he/she will be restricted from residence and/or employment during which they might be required to report to the Police station. If the individual is detained by the authorities, he/she would be kept in detention until given a notice of removal. An individual served a deportation order who is detained will have 5 days to appeal the deportation decision but if he/she is not detained an appeal may be lodge within 28 days after the deportation order was issued, siting reasons why they should not be deported.

Due to the increase in the amount of foreign citizen liable to deportation, many have asked if it is possible to succeed in an appeal against a deportation decision. This is possible if the individual appeal on the basis of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights which makes available the individual’s right to private and family life. For instance, if the appellant has dependant children who have been born in the United Kingdom; is a citizen of the country; or has spent more than 7 years resided in the country. The UKBA seeing that the deportation decision would not be fair to the child as he/she has no knowledge of the country to which he/she will be deported to, might review its decision and revoke the deportation order in this regard. The appellant is permitted to remain in the United Kingdom during the appeal as he/she would not be removed until after the appeal.

The success of the appeal to a large extent rests on the ability of the individual to represent his/her case while also giving reasons why the deportation order should be reversed. For this reason it is recommended that the individual seeks the help of professional immigration solicitors who will make sure that the individual receives the most suitable legal advice as it concerns the case while also offering information on the best way through which the deportation order can be challenged.

At Reiss Edwards Immigration Services we have a wide range of professional immigration lawyers who have amassed experience in various immigration cases and as well as have recorded proof of successful deportation appeals. Being a regulated law firm, we deal with all aspects of United Kingdom immigration law and offer Honest and applicable advice as well as high quality professional services. For the Best Immigration services contact us. For persons seeking additional information on our services or on deportation appeals please follow the link > Best Immigration Lawyers London.



Author: Fejiro Otovwe


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