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Visiting the UK after Brexit

This article will let you know what you require to know about crossing the UK border and visiting the UK after Brexit. What you require to enter the UK EU, EEA and Swiss citizens can continue to travel to the UK for holidays or short term tips without a visa. You are required to show a valid passport or a national identity card if you are a citizen of an EU country or Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland. Travel within the common travel area will not be affected by these changes. You can utilize automatic eGates at some airports if you have a biometric symbol on the cover of your passport and you are twelve or over. You are eligible to enter the UK using a passport which expires in less than six months. If the UK leaves the EU with a deal The documents you will require to come to the UK will not change until at least 2021. UK home office will stop accepting national ID cards during 2021 for entry to the UK for EEA citizens. UK home office will announce the date for this change in advance to allow travellers good time to plan their trips....

Conservative majority implies Brexit, a new Australian-style points-based framework, and perhaps a new government department for borders and migration

Over the coming months and years huge changes to the immigration law can be expected because of the results of Thursday’s election. The UK will more likely officially Brexit at the end of next month prompting a transition period that is planned to end on 31 December 2020. However, this could be stretched out by mutual understanding between the EU and UK. When free development closes the Conservatives have been clear about their craving to introduce a new Australian-style focuses based system. Earlier in this month Boris Johnson gave a brief overview of the shape of the new system in front of the election. The press release utter an expert implementation group will be appointed to ensure the turn-out of the new immigration system from January 2021. The preliminary concept of the new immigration system is that the government will be in control. The press release reported single new system will assign points on a scope of criteria. It will actually assign individuals into three separate classifications: Exceptional talent – In the first category there will be highly educated immigrants receiving world-leading honours or generally showed outstanding ability, sponsored setting up a new business or investors. These won't require an...

Employers are not simply ready for post immigration rule

“Brexit dividend” is the most challenging tasks that are faced by Theresa May’s government. It has been a concerning issues how the UK will control the immigration after it comes out of the European Union. Most of the employers in the UK are not ready yet for the post Brexit immigration regimen according to research that adds weight to fears of a skills shortage after Brexit. Chartered institute of Personnel and Development, a representative body for HR professionals made a survey of more than 2100 employers that 58% has no idea about the government plans for a post Brexit immigration system and only 7% know about the proposals. Just 17 per cent has fully assessed the impact that European Union restrictions would have on their business and 56 percent feel they do not have enough information to plan their post- Brexit recruitment strategy. The study in conclusion described that employers of the UK are not ready for the introduction of new immigration restrictions. Gerwyn Davies, the CIPD's public policy advisor, said political vulnerability meant organizations were taking a "wait a see aproach" to what is probably going to be a critical drop in EU residents going to the UK after...

Immigration Rules Changing in Nov 2019

Immigration Rules will change following the announcement of the statement of changes. We know that the Government has delayed Brexit following the announcement of the Dec 2019 elections. Here is a summary of some of the changes which will take place possibly in January 2020 onward: As part of the new public interest issues, all EEA nationals including their family members will need to meet the new conduct and criminality test, as part of all applications, whether they are lodged as part of the EEA Regulations or the Immigration Law 1971 Act. Permit applications to be lodged by family members of EEA Nationals who hold pre-settled or settled stats under the Immigration Act 1971. There is to be a new point based system to start from January 2021. The Immigration Rules HC395 has incorporated the new Appendix EU which is the new EEA Settlement Scheme. As the new rules are being enforced, it is the wider simplicity of EEA nationals and their family members to lodge appropriate applications once the UK leaves the European Union. As the Brexit has now been delayed post the election and will be in discussion in January 2020, EEA nationals and their family members will...

Brexit effects on UK spouse Visa

Brexit is an enormous subject of discussion in many households in Britain at this moment. While Leave campaigners are celebrating, Remain campaigners and those EEA residents living in the UK that were not able vote are feeling pitiful about the split. There are many ways of effecting UK visa application after Brexit. But it depends whether Britain will wish to stay or leave the EEA common market. It is true that if Britain aspires to run trading with EU then the freedom of movement for the EEA nationals will be continued and much of the visa application process will be remaining the same. This would be really great news for EEA citizens. On the contrary if Britain makes the decision so as to meet their promise undertake control of the borders then the visa application process will look more likely different. In these circumstances EEA nationals will need UK entry visas to remain in the UK in much the same way as non-EEA citizens presently do. Enthusiasm for UK immigration and British citizenship has expanded since the Brexit choice was declared and many visa holders and potential candidates are posing inquiries for example what will occur if they hold a...

Brexit and the impact on migration

Brexit is one of the most pressing issues for the people of the UK. The journey started on the 23rd of June 2016, when the UK voted to leave the UK. This was the second time people voted on the membership of the EU within the last 41 years. So lets start on the current issues. The UK Government has indicated it could support harmonised rules for the agriculture and food sector to prevent the need for any sanitary and other health checks on the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic. This is the widely used term of "backstop". The Lib Dems, meanwhile, are seeking to put distance between themselves and Labour by saying that if they win power at the next election they will have an "unequivocal" mandate to cancel Brexit entirely or possibly negotiate a better deal. What the deal they will negotiate, they have not clarified in their manifesto. Law coming into force to prevent a no Brexit deal We understand that the House of Lords with the Queen approving the law, that if the UK Government does not negotiate the deal to leave the EU i.e. have an agreement in place in particular the backstop, then...