Tag: Brexit

BREAKING: Families of EU Nationals Win Court Battle for Right of Appeal

In a significant blow to the Home Office, the Court of Appeal has found that relatives of EEA nationals were wrongly denied the right of appeal to the immigration tribunal. An important step forward for protecting citizens rights in the UK.

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.

Brexit Survival Guide: Permanent Residence applications for EU nationals and their families

Nobody knows what immigration control will look like after a potential Brexit in March 2019 and what consequences may follow. But EU nationals in the UK can and should take steps to protect their status.

Could Brexit become the UK’s largest ever violation of human rights?

A ‘hard’ Brexit potentially threatens the rights of millions of EU nationals to live, work, study and retire in the UK.

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 […]

Asylum seekers don’t ‘play the system’: the system has crashed.

Immigration is a gift to every jaded journalist in post-factual Brexit Britain. Take some meaningless Home Office statistics from 2004 to […]

Did Byron Burger unlawfully discriminate against employees in Home Office sting?

Potentially. But much depends on what was said and done, and how. The raid On the morning of 4 July 2016, […]

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 […]

the Justice Gap: Why not name the businesses behind Brexit legal challenge?

The Justice Gap blog have kindly published my piece about the Brexit legal challenge. You can read it here. The […]