UNEs feature articles analyse certain selected topics within immigration law in more depth. The articles are written by our legal professionals.
It is an important legal principle that similar cases should have the same outcome. In the appeals board system, there are nonetheless legitimate reasons why cases with many similarities sometimes have different outcomes. One reason is a wish to adjust the board’s practice.
Since its establishment in 2001, UNE has made almost 120,000 asylum decisions. In a small number of cases each year, an appellant or his or her spokesperson informs us that things have gone wrong after the return. What does UNE do in such cases and why?
What is due process and how does UNE contribute to ensuring compliance with the principles of due process in the immigration administration?