Kolosovs, appellant

Immigration – EU law – Deportation – Rights of residence of EEA nationals. Court of Session: Refusing an appeal by a Latvian national, whom the Home Secretary had decided to deport on grounds of public policy/public security on account of his criminal convictions, and whose appeals were dismissed by the First-tier Tribunal (FTT) and Upper Tribunal (UT), the court held that the appellant was not entitled to the enhanced protection arising from 10 years' continuous residence: the FTT and UT were entitled to conclude that he had only been resident in the UK from 2006 onwards, and the UT was entitled to refuse to admit new evidence tendered at the hearing before it; even if the tribunals had erred on those matters the appellant's imprisonment, which was effective from the date of his remand in custody, interrupted any integrating links he had forged with the UK, and the tribunals had adequately considered his partner's rights under art 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

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