R (on the application of Rushiti and another) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

Nationality – British nationality. The claimants sought judicial review of the defendant Secretary of State's decisions, refusing them naturalisation as British citizens, as they were not of good character, given their deception in the asylum process. The Administrative Court, in dismissing the applications, held that the Secretary of State had been bound to take into account the claimants' long history of deception as relevant to the issue of their good character. Further, whether any benefit was derived had little relevance to the central question of good character and they had derived benefits from their deception.

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