BREXIT

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Home Secretary voices concerns about lack of details for British expats after Brexit

May 23, 2018 European Union

The new British Home Secretary Sajid Javid has written to the European Union’s Brexit co-ordinator to set out some concerns about how British expats will be treated after Brexit. He has told Guy Verhofstadt that it is ‘currently unclear’ what systems member states are creating to ensure the rights of UK citizens in their countries. […]

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Mayor of London to set up online portal to help EU citizens understand Brexit

April 16, 2018 United Kingdom

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan plans to launch a new online portal to make it easier for European Union citizens to get the information they need to stay in the UK after Brexit. It is estimated that there are around one million EU citizens living in London and Khan believes that their rights post-Brexit […]

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Brexit transition period confirmed but expats still have concerns

April 2, 2018 European Union

The Brexit transition period will last from 29 March next year until 31 December 2020, it has been agreed after a series of meetings between British and European Union officials. The deal confirms that EU citizens arriving in the UK during the transition will receive the same rights as those who arrived before the official […]

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New online portal for EU citizens staying on after Brexit

March 6, 2018 United Kingdom

The Mayor of London is to launch a new online portal to make it easier for European Union citizens to get the information they need to stay in the UK after Brexit. There are around one million EU citizens living in London and while their rights post-Brexit are still unclear, the Government has stated that […]

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Fewer EU citizens moved to the UK in last year as Brexit effect takes hold

February 26, 2018 European Union

Brexit seems to have a major impact on the number of people arriving in the UK with official figures showing that net migration from European Union countries fell in the last year. The data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that fewer EU citizens are coming to the UK, down by 75,000, however, […]

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Psychiatrist reveals deep anxiety felt by British expats in France over Brexit

February 17, 2018 France

Brexit has created anxiety and anger among British expats living and working in France and they feel a growing sense of helplessness, according to a chartered psychologist. Christine Haworth-Staines is a Chartered Psychologist and an associate fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS) who has been living and working in France for over 10 years […]

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Registration of EU citizens in Britain underway in preparation for Brexit

February 13, 2018 European Union

The British Government has confirmed that there will be a requirement for European Union citizens coming to the UK to register during the Brexit implementation period. The Home Office said that the precise details of the implementation period are currently being negotiated with the EU, but planning is well under way and it will be […]

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European Court to hear case over rights of British expats post Brexit

February 9, 2018 European Union

A judge has ruled that a group of British expats in the Netherlands can have their case to keep all their rights when Britain leaves the European Union heard in the European Court of Justice. The group of five expats want the Dutch Government to guarantee their rights after Brexit including free movement, which is […]

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Scotland wants to be able to welcome EU workers after Brexit

February 8, 2018 Scotland

People in Scotland are unhappy with the way the Brexit negotiations are going and are concerned that the British Government is not doing enough to take the needs of the country into account. In particular there are concerns about access for European Union workers after March 2019 as many parts of the workforce rely on […]

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EU students not deterred by Brexit as applications for UK universities rise

February 6, 2018 United Kingdom

Brexit does not appear to have deterred students from European Union countries from applying for places at British universities, official figures have found. Overall the number of foreign students applying to universities in the UK has risen beyond 100,000 for the first time, a rise of almost 8%, according to the data from the Universities […]

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Call for clamp down on low skilled visas in UK post Brexit

February 2, 2018 United Kingdom

A post Brexit immigration system in the UK should clamp down on low skilled workers from the European Union but the nation will still need a positive policy for students and tourists, according to a new report. People looking to move abroad to work, live and study are facing huge change in terms of immigration […]

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Think tank reveals impact of a post-Brexit transitional period for immigration

January 23, 2018 European Union

A British think tank is urging the government to reject the European Union’s demand to automatically allow European to have the chance to gain permanent settlement in the UK during a transition period. According to think tank Migration Watch UK, the number of EU nationals arriving in the course of a two year post-Brexit transition […]

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Figures since Brexit show how the decision has put off people moving to the UK

January 3, 2018 United Kingdom

Fewer people are moving to live in the UK and more people from European Union countries are leaving, new official figures show. There’s been a fall in net migration overall, after a recent peak, and more EU citizens who live and work in the UK are applying to become British citizens. The figures from the […]

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