All posts by Miriam Carrion Benitez

Civil rights barrister specialising in human rights, immigration and asylum and education law.

New settled status for EU citizens in the UK (somewhat) clarified

A cautious welcome is appropriate to the government’s new documents on #citizensrights of the 3 million EU nationals in the UK. It remains to be seen how the new system will live up to aspirations.

Theresa May loses Brexit legal challenge as High Court rules Parliament must vote on Article 50 trigger

The government just lost one of the most important constitutional cases in living memory. The historic judgment is likely to be a major setback for Theresa May’s plans to trigger Article 50 in March 2017.

EU citizens aren’t “bargaining chips” in Brexit negotiations, warns Home Affairs Select Committee

On 11 July 2016, days after the Brexit vote, the Cabinet Office assured us that EU nationals in the UK […]

Drawbridge or floodgates? Brexit’s effect on the migration of EU nationals to the UK

[This is a guest post by Miriam Carrion Benitez, an immigration barrister at the 36 Group. Miriam is an EU national […]