*Patel v Secretary of State for the Home Department; Secretary of State for the Home Department v Shah and another

Immigration – Appeal. In addressing derivative claims for residence in the United Kingdom by those without rights of residence, the consideration of the respect for family life, although a relevant factor, could not be a trump card. In dealing with three appeals, the Court of Appeal, Civil Division emphasised that the question remained whether, all things considered, the departure of the person would meant that the family would be compelled to follow.

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