R (MM (Lebanon)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department and other appeals1 [2017] UKSC 10, 22 February 2017 Facts These joint appeals represented challenges to the minimum income requirement (MIR), which was introduced into the Immigration Rules (within Appendix FM) in July 2012 and which requires a British citizen or settled migrant in the UK to evidence a gross annual income of at least £18,600 (with an additional £3,800 for the first dependent non-EEA national child and £2,400 for each additional such child) in order to be in a position to be joined by their foreign (ie non-EEA ...