It often feels like one step forwards and two steps back, but scroll down to read about some of the positive changes we have been able to effect.
Legal Aid for Emergency Representation
Sometimes justice cannot wait. As a result of our litigation, legal representatives can be more confident that they will be remunerated for work properly undertaken in emergency situations such as the removal of asylum-seekers back to the countries where they may face persecution.
As a result of the litigation, the Home Office reviewed its policy so as to recognise Afghan interpreters, who had assisted HM Armed Forces, as a distinct category of persons at risk of persecution on return to Afghanistan.