Category: Curiosities

LEGAL MINUTE: the final Brexit decisions

David Cameron has become the fifth former prime minister to criticise a new bill attempting to override the Brexit withdrawal agreement. No 10 says the Internal Market Bill was a “critical piece of legislation for the UK”. From BBC

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Boris Johnson is planning to opt out of parts of the Human Rights Act, according to reports. The prime minister is said be considering ways to prevent the legislation being used to stop deportations of asylum seekers and prosecutions of British soldiers. From Independent

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People stuck in the UK by coronavirus whose visa expires before 31 October can apply for an “exceptional assurance” that the Home Office won’t take enforcement action against them. From Free Movement

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New international student immigration routes open early. The Student route and Child Student route will open on 5 October 2020 to the best and brightest international students from across the globe. From Gov.UK

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LEGAL MINUTE: immigrants X English Channel

Sons must leave UK after boat crossing but father stays after flight arrival. Asylum claims all based on risk to life in Yemen but three sons to be sent to Spain leaving father in UK. From The Guardian

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Channel migrants: Record 409 migrants crossed the English Channel to reach UK shores in small boats today – significantly breaking the previous single-day record. From Yahoo

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UK government accused of lacking compassion for asylum seekers. Ministers say people crossing Channel are ‘illegal migrants’ and will not be offered ‘safe and legal’ routes to UK. From The Guardian

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Why everybody’s talking about Home Office failings on immigration. House of Commons inquiry launched after record number of migrants attempted to reach UK shores. From The Week

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Brexit: EU rejects UK proposal for reuniting child asylum seekers. Warning that lack of agreement means more young people will risk lives crossing Channel. From The Guardian