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The Surinder Singh immigration route: how does it work? (updated)

This blog post has been updated to address the changes introduced in the Immigration (EEA) Regulations 2016. The ‘Surinder Singh…

31st January 2017 By Colin Yeo

The astonishing breadth of Trump’s Muslim ban is truly breathtaking

Take Trump seriously but not literally, said Peter Thiel, Paypal founder, Gawker litigation financier and prominent Trump supporter. Well, it…

29th January 2017 By Colin Yeo

What is the position of EU spouses of British citizens following Brexit?

The result of the Brexit referendum has thrown a harsh light on long standing UK Government positions on the free…

24th January 2017 By Colin Yeo

Supreme Court rules Act of Parliament needed to trigger Article 50 and leave EU

The Supreme Court ruled today by a majority of 8-3 that an Act of Parliament is needed for the UK…

24th January 2017 By Colin Yeo

Can the Home Office force EU nationals to use the official 85 page permanent residence application form?

Short answer: yes, at least for now. Long answer… From 1 February 2017 it seems likely that it will be…

23rd January 2017 By Colin Yeo

Comprehensive Sickness Insurance: what is it, and who needs it?

If you are an EEA/EU citizen or their family member and you would wish to qualify for a right of residence…

23rd January 2017 By Colin Yeo
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