Immigration Bill

Amendments
to be moved
in committee

[Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List]

After Clause 38

LORD ALTON OF LIVERPOOL

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Conditions for grant of asylum: cases of genocide

(1)     A person seeking asylum in the United Kingdom who belongs to a
national, ethnical, racial or religious group which is, in the place from
which that person originates, subject to the conditions detailed in Article II
of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of
Genocide, shall be presumed to meet the conditions for asylum in the
United Kingdom.

(2)     The adjudication of whether the group to which the person seeking asylum
belongs meets the description specified in subsection (1) shall be
determined by a Justice of the Supreme Court after consideration of the
available facts.

(3)     Applicants for asylum in the United Kingdom from groups designated
under this section may submit their applications and have them assessed at
British missions overseas.”

Schedule 9

THE EARL OF LISTOWEL

 

Page 125, line 27, leave out paragraph 2

 

Page 126, line 37, leave out from beginning to end of line 9 on page 127

 

Page 127, line 20, after “it,” insert—

“( )   he entered the United Kingdom as an adult,”

 

Page 129, line 6, leave out from beginning to end of line 25 on page 130 and insert—

“10B          The Secretary of State shall provide adequate funding to local
authorities in respect of the costs of meeting their duties under
sections 23C, 23CA, 23ZA, 23D, 24A and 24B of the Children
Act 1989 to persons subject to immigration control.”

After Clause 43

LORD TEVERSON

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Marriage: immigration status

(1)     No citizen of the United Kingdom shall be prevented from marrying or
entering into a civil partnership with a person, and living with that person
in the United Kingdom, by reason of the immigration status of that person
immediately prior to the marriage or civil partnership.

(2)     The entitlements described in subsection (1) shall only be constrained by—

(a)   the Marriage Act 1949;

(b)   the Civil Partnership Act 2004; and

(c)   the exclusion of any marriage or civil partnership deemed to be
sham.

(3)     The entitlements described in subsection (1) shall extend to any United
Kingdom citizen married under the provisions of the Marriage (Same Sex
Couples) Act 2013.”

After Clause 46

LORD TEVERSON

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Survey on illegal migration

(1)     The Secretary of State shall undertake or commission an annual survey on
illegal migrants residing within the United Kingdom, to use as an evidence
base for policy formulation and implementation.

(2)     The annual survey shall produce best estimates, for illegal migrants
residing within the United Kingdom, of—

(a)   their total number;

(b)   their geographical distribution within the United Kingdom;

(c)   their place of origin and nationality;

(d)   the route by which they entered the United Kingdom or the
Common Travel Area;

(e)   their legal or non-legal basis of entry into the United Kingdom;

(f)   their occupation;

(g)   their purpose for being and remaining in the United Kingdom; and

(h)   whether they have immediate family members that are resident
United Kingdom citizens or have indefinite leave to remain.

(3)     The annual survey shall be reviewed by the Office for National Statistics.

(4)     The Secretary of State shall lay a report of each survey, including details of
the review referred to in subsection (3), before each House of Parliament.”

 

Prepared 21st January 2016