LEGAL MINUTE: election campaign and immigration news

Migrants forced to wait months for UK visa despite paying £800 for priority. The Home Office has been accused of incompetence after handing the fast-track service to private firms. From The Guardian.

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How immigration became Britain’s most toxic political issue. Over 20 years, the debate about freedom of movement has become skewed by a hostile narrative. From The Guardian.

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Brexit will cost NHS additional £60m a year to recruit doctors and nurses from abroad, Liberal Democrats claim. From Independent.

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The Conservatives have set out plans for an “equal” immigration system after Brexit as Jeremy Corbyn said he still expected a “great deal” of movement of people from the EU to the UK. From BBC.

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Corbyn defends benefits of immigration. Jeremy Corbyn has said that there will be a “great deal” of freedom of movement after the UK leaves the EU, with Labour expected to set out its policy on the issue. From BBC.

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