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P (DRC), R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2013] EWHC 3879 (Admin) (9 December 2013)

Date: 09/12/2013
Duncan Lewis, Reported Case Solicitors,  P (DRC), R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2013] EWHC 3879 (Admin)

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R is a national of the DRC, born in 1985. He arrived in the United Kingdom in November 2010 and applied for asylum, asserting that he feared persecution on the basis of his ethnicity as a Tutsi of the Banyamulenge clan. That claim was rejected by the Secretary of State and R's appeal and subsequent applications for permission to appeal were unsuccessful. R was detained on 28 June 2012 and the Secretary of State set removal directions for 5 July 2012
P is also a national of the DRC, born in 1987. He arrived in the United Kingdom in 2001 to join his parents and was granted indefinite leave to remain in 2003. Between July 2003 and May 2004 he was convicted of offences of street robbery, affray and assault on a police officer. In June 2006 he was convicted at Blackfriars Crown Court of robbery, sentenced to detention for public protection with a minimum term of 2 years 6 months and placed in a young offender institution. On 14 March 2011 a deportation order was made against P. His appeals against that order and against the refusal of his claim for asylum were unsuccessful. On 14 May 2012 an emergency Travel Document was agreed with the DRC authorities. P was detained on 28 June 2012 and deportation arrangements were set for 5 July 2012.

 

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