Briefing: Appendix EU, the rules on settled status for EU citizens

1.1. The Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association (ILPA) drafted the following report as a joint commentary by experienced immigration practitioners on the EU Settlement Scheme. We hope this expertise assists in the development of the scheme and t ...

15th November 2018 By

Brexit briefing: Securing EEA Nationals’ Residence Rights

By Matthew Evans, Director, AIRE Centre Introduction The rights of EEA nationals (plus Swiss) to reside in the UK are primarily addressed in the Citizens Directive (Directive 2004/38/EC) which is implemented in the United Kingdom in the Immigration ( ...

21st February 2017 By

Brexit briefing: Rights to Remain after Brexit

By Bernard Ryan, Professor of Migration Law, University of Leicester Introduction This paper is concerned with the possibility of a post-Brexit right to remain for those residing in the United Kingdom under EU law on the free movement of persons.[i] ...

20th February 2017 By

After a hard BREXIT: British citizens and residence in the EU

After a hard BREXIT: British citizens and residence in the EU By Elspeth Guild, Kingsley Napley, Steve Peers, University of Essex and Jonathan Kingham, LexisNexis, 3 November 2016 Introduction The purpose of this briefing note is to outline what a so- ...

9th November 2016 By

Brexit briefing: Relationship between ECHR and EU

The relationship between the ECHR and the EU By Nuala Mole, Senior Lawyer, The AIRE Centre, 9 June 2016 Introduction The European Union (EU) is a Union of 28 states. The Council of Europe is an intergovernmental organisation with 47 Member States, 28 ...

13th June 2016 By

Brexit briefing: The implications for Scotland

The implications for Scotland of a vote in the EU referendum for the UK to leave the EU By Sarah Craig, Maria Fletcher and Nina Miller-Westoby, School of Law, University of Glasgow, 1 June 2016 Introduction One view of the relevant EU and UK law sugge ...

10th June 2016 By

Brexit and Borders: Schengen, Frontex and the UK

The EU’s Borders: Schengen, Frontex and the UK By Bernard Ryan, Professor of Law, University of Leicester, 19 May 2016 Introduction This paper is concerned with the relationship of the UK to the framework of immigration control at EU borders. That f ...

8th June 2016 By

Brexit and the Common European Asylum System

The UK Referendum on the EU and the Common European Asylum System By Elspeth Guild, Partner, Kingsley Napley, 29 April 2016 Introduction The issues of refugees’ arrival, reception and protection have been particularly evident in the political debate ...

7th June 2016 By

Impact of Brexit: what would happen if the UK left the EU?

The Impact of Brexit By Steve Peers, University of Essex, 17 May 2016 Introduction What would happen if the UK left the EU? In each case, that would depend on what the UK and EU negotiated afterward. But it is possible to give some general indication ...

6th June 2016 By

Brexit briefing: impact on Common Travel Area and the Irish

The implications of UK withdrawal for immigration policy and nationality law: Irish aspects By Bernard Ryan, Professor of Law, University of Leicester, 18 May 2016 Introduction This paper addresses the Irish dimensions to a UK decision to withdraw fro ...

5th June 2016 By

Brexit briefing: EU free movement and criminal law

Free Movement and Criminal Law By Valsamis Mitsilegas, Queen Mary University of London 18 May 2016 Introduction One of the claims frequently made by critics of freedom of movement is that free movement of EU citizens is unlimited, even when these citi ...

3rd June 2016 By

Brexit briefing: EU citizens’ access to benefits

EU Citizens’ Access to Welfare Benefits: Past, Present and Future By Desmond Rutledge, Barrister, Garden Court Chambers 13 May 2016 Introduction Since the UK joined what is now called the European Union (EU), migrant workers, who are nationals of ot ...

2nd June 2016 By

Brexit Briefing: EU free movement in practice at home and abroad

EU free movement in practice at home and abroad By Matthew Evans, Director, The AIRE Centre (Advice on Individual Rights in Europe), 10 May 2016 Introduction                                                ...

1st June 2016 By

Brexit briefing: rights of entry and residence

Rights of Entry and Residence By Steve Peers, University of Essex, 17 May 2016 Introduction The free movement of EU citizens to the UK (and vice versa) is a key feature of the UK’s EU membership. However, it is too simple to describe this as a ‘lo ...

31st May 2016 By

Brexit briefing: free movement and the single market

Free movement of persons and the single market By Catherine Barnard, Trinity College, Cambridge 10 May 2016; Case studies 1, 3 and 4 provided by Laura Devine Solicitors  Introduction This note considers the centrality of migration to the EU’s singl ...

30th May 2016 By

Brexit briefing: sovereignty and legitimacy

Sovereignty and legitimacy: the UK and the EU By Adrian Berry, barrister, Garden Court Chambers and Rowena Moffatt, barrister, Doughty Street Chambers, 29 April 2016  Introduction The relationship between the UK and the EU raises issues about the UK ...

27th May 2016 By