Immigration Law Blog

18 May 2017

Court rules in favour of non-EU parents having a right to live in Europe

An interesting judgment has been handed down by the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”), which rules in favour of a non-EU parent’s right to reside in an EU country if his or her child is an EU citizen of that EU country. 

Jessica Jim 詹颖怡

10 May 2017

Why though?! My thoughts on retaining the net migration target

So, for the third General Election in a row, the Conservatives have decided to retain the target of reducing net migration to the tens of thousands in their manifesto. Despite failing comprehensively to achieve this in either of the last two parliaments and regardless of the voices from all sides of the electoral spectrum calling for it to be dropped, Theresa May will not be swayed.


Katie Newbury

12 April 2017

Brexit – Trust is hard earned and easily lost for EU citizens in the UK

In the recently revised guidance on the rights of EU citizens issued this week, the Government is asking for EU citizens to trust them. The message to this newly issued guidance is that nothing has changed and EU citizens in the UK do not need to do anything as a result of Article 50 being triggered. Most notably, they are actively discouraging EU citizens from applying for a document confirming their residence status in the UK.

Katie Newbury

5 April 2017

Immigration Update: Government announces immigration fees increase with effect from 6 April 2017

On 3 April 2017, the government published details of the new fees payable for visa, immigration and nationality applications and associated premium services, which will come into force from 6 April 2017. 

Ilda de Sousa

17 March 2017

Will EU nationals have a human right to continue to reside in the UK after Brexit?

Speculation and debate on whether nationals of EU states will have the right to live and work in the UK after Brexit is played out daily in the media. It is naturally a question troubling many people, both in government and those affected by Brexit.

Elspeth Guild

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