R (on the application of Kadyamarunga) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

Immigration – Leave to remain. Allowing the claimant's claim for judicial review, the Administrative Court held that the claimant had received a letter from the defendant Secretary of State promising in unequivocal terms that her application would be decided by 20th July 2011. That letter had created a legitimate expectation that her application would result in a decision before the stipulated date and upon the basis of the rues as they then applied she would have been entitled to indefinite leave to remain. Accordingly, the claimant would be entitled to an order that she be granted indefinite leave to remain.

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