Direct Public Access Immigration Barrister. Specialist in asylum, immigration and human rights law; social minorities & discrimination.

London
Joined November 2015
'So far we've got lip service by the UK and real action by all 27 EU countries.' Immigration barrister Jan Doerfel reflects on the UK's response to people fleeing Ukraine. @eddiemair | @ChambersofJD
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📢Tomorrow at 3pm we will be questioning the Care & Mental Health Minister, the Director General for Adult Social Care, and the Chief Social Worker for Adults on protecting human rights in Care settings. 📰Read more about our Inquiry here: committees.parliament.uk/com…
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Excl: HO doubles time lone child refugees must wait to join family in UK as resources diverted to Ukraine Service standard for family visas has been upped to 24 weeks One Afghan boy alone in a camp now faces waiting another 4 months to join his brother independent.co.uk/news/uk/ho…
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First-Tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) issues a new practice statement ein.org.uk/news/new-practice… and a new practice direction ein.org.uk/news/senior-presi…. They replace all previous statements/directions.
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For those who missed it, over the weekend someone at the Home Office threatened to scrap the @IndependentCI because they had the temerity to commission an independent review of the recent Home Office country information report on Rwanda. telegraph.co.uk/politics/202…
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'Priti Patel has repeatedly overridden Home Office legal advice on immigration and #asylum cases, adding to record costs for the taxpayer..' Lawyers doing their jobs are *not* the problem. 👇 clogs up courts for obstinacy (not the pursuit of justice) independent.co.uk/news/uk/ho…
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Excl: Ukrainian refugees may be housed in B&Bs indefinitely under new laws quietly passed @Shelter accuses ministers of creating a ‘two-tier system’ that ‘strips away homeless rights’ of refugees These changes seem pretty obviously discriminatory independent.co.uk/news/uk/ho…
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Pathetic, utterly pathetic. A PR stunt which does nothing but cause distress to vulnerable asylum seekers. "lefty lawyers"? That would be "lawyers". This isn't some culture wars bs. It is the law, and the need for everyone's legal rights to be recognised. theguardian.com/uk-news/2022…
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Why isn’t this wall-to-wall news? Barclays Bank alerted our National Crime Agency to huge transactions to Johnson’s Tory party They traced “a clear line” to a pro-Kremlin politician And flagged suspected money laundering & an illegal campaign donation nytimes.com/2022/05/12/world…
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An #IDAHOTB reminder: Human rights don't change  because of who you love  or how you identify. 🤎💜💙💚💛🧡❤️
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Millions are choosing between heating and eating because of the energy crisis. Today with @StopCambo, we disrupted @KwasiKwarteng's business lunch to send a clear message. We need a windfall tax, huge investment in energy efficiency and renewables, and no new oil and gas.
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This is what underpins the libellous attempts to smear @BootstrapCook. FIFTY times as many people use food banks today than when the Tories came to power in 2010. That's an increase of 40k to 2 million people. What a truly despicable track record.
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Why is the New York Times more engaged in uncovering the law-breaking of the UK Government than most of our media?
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The Conversatives would love you to believe that the shocking NHS waiting lists are all down to Covid But the reality is that there was 4.4 million people on waiting lists in 2019 due to their underfunding of the NHS Please RT if you think everyone should be clear about that
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