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Out of the frying pan…? Legal action research into EEA nationals’ access to welfare support during the transition and beyond.

Out of the frying pan…? Legal action research into EEA nationals’ access to welfare support during the transition and beyond Charlotte O’Brien and Alice Welsh (University of York) Even before the referendum, EEA nationals and their family members faced a host of complex legal and administrative obstacles accessing their welfare rights. As we near the … Continue reading

The Post-Brexit Immigration Rules: Law Commission’s Simplification Recommendations Ignored

The Post-Brexit Immigration Rules: Law Commission’s Simplification Recommendations Ignored By Jonathan Collinson (University of Huddersfield) The government have published a Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules to change the UK’s immigration system from 1 January 2021. These new rules put in place the UK’s post-Brexit immigration system, once migration from the EU is no … Continue reading

Simplifying the Immigration Rules: the government response makes the solution sound so simple

Simplifying the Immigration Rules: the government response makes the solution sound so simple By Jonathan Collinson (University of Huddersfield)   The government has released its response to the Law Commission’s report on simplifying the Immigration Rules. Gemma Manning and I commented on this report for this blog.   Summary of the Government’s Response The Law … Continue reading

COVID-19 and administrative justice – a call for blogs, opinions, and news

COVID-19 and administrative justice – a call for blogs, opinions, and news By now, it is inevitable that the spread of Covid-19 will have substantial political, social, economic, and human consequences all across the globe. This is also true in the legal sphere. For this reason, UKAJI intends today to launch a series of blogs, … Continue reading

The Law Commission Report on Simplification of the Immigration Rules: Proposals to reformat the Immigration Rules fail to tackle the hard issues

The Law Commission Report on Simplification of the Immigration Rules: Proposals to reformat the Immigration Rules fail to tackle the hard issues   Introduction The Immigration Rules define the day-to-day administration of the UK’s regime of visas to enter and remain in the UK. The current Immigration Rules, which have increased in length from 300 … Continue reading