LEGAL MINUTE: immigration during Coronavirus crises

How LondonHelp4u is fighting Coronavirus. We are prepared for social distance and we continue to serve our customers. From LH4U.

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Boris Johnson has said there is ‘no talk’ of extending the Brexit transition period despite the coronavirus crisis. The outbreak has cancelled trade talks between the EU and the UK but the British Prime Minister said the deadline remained December 31. From Metro.

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The Immigration Health Surcharge is to increase from £400 to £624 in October 2020, the government has announced. This measure increases the Immigration Health Surcharge from the current level of £400 per year to £624 per year for each surcharge liable non-EEA temporary migrant (including dependants). From LH4U.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): immigration guidance. Guidance on immigration provisions made by the Home Office for individuals affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus (COVID-19). From Gov.UK.

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Fears are growing for people living in the UK on a working visa who face redundancy due to businesses being put under pressure by the new coronavirus measures. Those who move to the UK with work have strict conditions relating to their right to live in the country and if they lose their job they could be given just weeks to move back to their country of birth. From iNews.

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The U.K. human rights charity Detention Action has taken a legal challenge to the government to release thousands of detainees in U.K. Immigration Removal Centers during the Covid-19 crisis. From Forbes.

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The latest statistics on the government’s EU settlement scheme, published on Thursday, show 300 people have been refused settled status. These individuals will not have a right to live in Britain after the deadline of June 2021, unless they successfully appeal the decision. From Independent.

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