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Some of Our Reported Cases




SSHD – v – Benjamin Carlos Jakpor [2015] UKAITUR IA 495142013

B C Jakpor is a citizen of Nigeria – The Secretary of State has appealed against the determination of First-tier Tribunal Judge Russell promulgated 9.10.14, allowing the claimant’s appeal against the decision of the Secretary of State, dated 2.11.13, to refuse his application made on 13.5.13 for an EEA residence card as confirmation of a right to reside in the UK as the spouse of an EEA national exercising Treaty rights – READ MORE


Joy Omorogieva – v – SSHD [2015] UKAITUR IA 186572014

The appellant was formerly a citizen of Nigeria but then became a citizen of Sweden. On November 29, 2002 the appellant was issued, in Nigeria, with a visit visa enabling her to travel to the United Kingdom. On March 5, 2004 the appellant was granted Swedish citizenship and was issued with a Swedish passport as the child of a Swedish national. – READ MORE


MK (Burma) – v – SSHD [2007] EWCA Civ 187

His allegation was based on the number of questions and the nature of the questions asked by the panel, and the Senior Immigration Judge described the grounds as “undoubtedly arguable” – READ MORE


Godwin Oche Amos – v – SSHD [2011] EWCA Civ 552

Mr Amos is a citizen of Nigeria. In January 2003 he married Marie-Hélène Gomis, a French citizen, in the UK. He and his wife were granted residence documents for 5 years until 14 March 2008. On 1 March 2008 he commenced divorce proceedings. On 13 March 2008, he applied to the Secretary of State for recognition of his right to permanent residence – READ MORE


AB (Jamaica) – v – SSHD [2007] EWCA Civ 1302

The appellant, a Jamaican citizen, came to this country in September 1998, when she was 32 years old, on a 6-month visitor’s visa. She overstayed. In June 1999 she was joined by her two daughters because her mother was ill and no longer able to look after them. They lived here with the appellant’s sister – READ MORE


Blessing Edore – v – SSHD [2003] EWCA Civ 716

Ms Blessing Edore, the appellant, is a citizen of Nigeria now aged 39. She has been in this country since her illegal entry here in 1990. She has two young children fathered by a married man, Mr Okadiegbo, a British citizen with a wife and three older children, also living here – READ MORE


MA (Nigeria) – v – SSHD [2009] EWCA Civ 1229

“…despite the appellant’s illegal entry into the UK, his case can fairly be judged as being ‘truly exceptional’ so as to render his removal to Nigeria for the temporary purpose of lodging a student application for leave to enter; disproportionate” – READ MORE


Marvolyn Ann Marie Ferron – v – SSHD [2007] EWCA Civ 1153

An appeal brought by the appellant from this decision was heard by Immigration Judge Dr Majid, who gave his decision on 9 August 2005. In that hearing, he heard evidence from the husband, and in what can only be described as a remarkably brief determination he set out the submissions made, and the sole conclusion that he came to was this: – READ MORE

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