The Afghan judge has been left in a gravely vulnerable position
Kingsley Napley’s immigration team has filed the first appeal by a member of the former Afghan judiciary at the Immigration Tribunal.
The appeal, made on behalf of client ‘Y’ and her son, has been made after they were denied leave to enter the UK by the government, which denied them the opportunity to live with British and settled family members in the UK.
Y met the eligibility criteria for resettlement in the UK during the initial evacuation but, probably due to administrative error, was not called forward under Operation Pitting. She is one of a group of former Afghan judges who seek permission to settle here following the Taliban regime change.
Y had a highly successful career in the Afghan judiciar...