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White Paper | Brexit and the UK’s New Immigration System

August 18, 2020

1 January 2021 marks the end of EU freedom of movement rights in the UK. In this white paper, Newland Chase experts explore what to expect, how the significant changes will transform how foreign nationals migrate to the UK, and the effects on businesses’ operational requirements and recruitment policies.

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BREXIT: UK Leaves EU and Enters Transition Period

January 31, 2020

Brexit: What Happens Next? Under the Withdrawal Agreement, free movement rights will continue until the end of the transition period (31 December 2020 unless extended).

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BREXIT: Majority Conservative Government Expected to Pass Withdrawal Agreement Bill

December 18, 2019

In the 12 December 2019 United Kingdom general election, the electorate gave the Conservative party a substantial majority.  This makes it almost certain that the Withdrawal Agreement Bill will be passed by parliament (although it is not certain that this can be achieved by 31 January 2020 without a further extension) and all but eliminates the risk of a cliff-edge no-deal Brexit with no transition period.

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BREXIT: EU Agrees Another Article 50 Extension [UPDATED]

October 31, 2019

On 28 October, the EU agreed a new ‘flextension’ of Brexit until 31 January 2020 – with option for UK leaving earlier if Withdrawal Agreement is ratified.

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UNITED KINGDOM: Further Changes to Immigration Rules for No-Deal Brexit

October 25, 2019

On 24 October 2019, the UK government published another statement of changes to the Immigration Rules to prepare for a potential no-deal Brexit.

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BREXIT: UK Parliament Forces Government to Request Further Extension of Article 50 Period

October 23, 2019

On 19 Oct 2019, the UK Parliament voted to force the UK Government to request another extension of the Article 50 period.

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BREXIT: UK Minister Confirms EU Citizens Who Miss Settled Status Deadline May Be Deported

October 11, 2019

The Home Office Minister Brandon Lewis has told a German newspaper that, in a no-deal Brexit, EU citizens could be deported from the UK if they fail to apply for settled status by the 31 December 2020 deadline, even if they fulfil all legal conditions for a residence permit.

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BREXIT: No-Deal Brexit Measures for UK Nationals in the EU [UPDATED 9 Oct 2019]

October 9, 2019

If the United Kingdom leaves the European Union without a ratified Withdrawal Agreement (“no-deal Brexit”), then UK nationals will become third-country (non-EU) nationals immediately.

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BREXIT: UK Government Modifies Rules for EU Citizens Arriving After No-Deal Brexit [UPDATED 5 Sep 2019]

September 5, 2019

The Home Office has published a new policy paper detailing its modified transitional arrangements for EU citizens arriving in the UK after a no-deal Brexit.

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UNITED KINGDOM: Post-Brexit Immigration System – Update

August 20, 2019

At a recent event held by senior immigration policy officials, the Home Office affirmed its ongoing commitment toward an updated immigration system, to be introduced in January 2021.

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