- New regulations to wipe free movement from the statute book
- How does Brexit affect Irish citizens in the UK?
- It just got even more difficult for EU nationals to get British citizenship
- What is a frontier worker permit and will it help people commuting into the UK for work?
- EU deportation protections after Brexit
How do Covid-related absences from the UK affect EU settled status?
On 15 December 2020 the Home Office published a short guidance document covering absences from the UK connected to COVID-19. It applies to EEA citizens and their family members who have settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, or ...18th December 2020
Supreme Court: no additional “exceptional circumstances” test in Zambrano deportation cases
In the case of Robinson (Jamaica) v Secretary of State for the Home Department  UKSC 53 the Supreme Court has held that there is no “exceptional circumstances” test that applies in EU law to protect a non-EU national carer from depor ...16th December 2020
Bye bye CSI? Legal challenges to the Comprehensive Sickness Insurance rule
On 5 July 1948, Aneurin Bevan launched the National Health Service, telling reporters “today we can say we have the best organised system of social security in the world”. Other European countries demurred: instead of funding their health systems ...1st December 2020
How does Brexit affect Irish citizens in the UK?
The UK government’s policy is that Brexit will not affect Irish nationals at all. Other EU citizens have to apply for a new “settled status” or risk losing their right to live and work in the UK after June 2021. But the government’s position i ...20th November 2020
Government admits EU Settlement Scheme likely discriminates against women, disabled and other groups
The government has conceded that the EU Settlement Settlement probably discriminates against various groups protected by equality legislation but denies that it is unlawful, arguing that any discriminatory effects are justifiable. Campaigners have lon ...19th November 2020
The Immigration Act 2020
The Immigration Act 2020 has arrived. The new legislation — the full title of which is the Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Act 2020 — passed into law today, 11 November 2020. The Act is much shorter than any o ...11th November 2020