Supreme Administrative Court: parents’ violation of the immigration law does not exempt the authorities from examining whether deportation would violate the child’s rights

On May 5, 2022, the Supreme Administrative Court (ref. II OSK 1182/21) issued a judgment in a cassation complaint by the Association for Legal Intervention. The case concerned the obligation to return of a Pakistani nati…

District Court in Olsztyn: a victim of violence may not be put in a detention centre

A migrant should be set free regardless of the reason why they have been placed in a detention centre, the type of violence to which they fell prey, and the exact place where and circumstances under which they suffered v…

Decision: the family of a seriously ill person should not be deported

If the family of a seriously ill migrant was to be forced to return to their home country, it would infringe that migrant’s right to family life and personal life, particularly if a member of that family needs to be cons…

ECtHR: prohibition of removal to Tajikistan due to the risk of torture

Poland tried to take a shortcut by deporting un unwelcomed migrant. It violated international law. In this case no authority analyzed whether the deportation would put S.S. at risk of torture. Association for Legal In…