Nwamaka (Amaka) appears extensively before judges in the First Tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) and Upper Tribunal. She is also regularly instructed to appear before the Upper Tribunal on judicial review matters and in appeals to the Court of Appeal. Committed to all aspects of human rights law, Amaka’s most recent notable cases include Agho v Secretary of state for the Home Department  EWCA Civ 1198 a leading judgment on marriages of convenience and Naidu v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWCA Civ 156 (on the issues of alleged deception and Paragraphs 320(7A) and 320(7B) of the Immigration Rules.
Amaka begins with an overview of the general use of and background behind the deprivation of British citizenship, highlighting the British Nationality Act 1981 as a key statute. She goes on to outline situations where people may be deprived of citizenship, the mechanics of procedure and appeal rights, before highlighting the outcomes of relevant case law.
Deprivation of British Citizenship British Nationality Act 1981 Begum (R on the application of) v SIAC  UKSC 7) Public interest Conductive Grounds Fraud False Representations Concealment of Material Facts Procedure and Appeal Rights Borders, Immigration and Citizenship Act 2009 Mitigating factors First Tier Tribunal or the Special Immigration Appeals Commission Chimi (Deprivation, appeals scope and evidence) Cameroon  UKUT 115 (IAC) Human Rights Act 1998 Berdica  UKUT 276 (IAC)