LEGAL MINUTE: new immigration system in the UK

The government set out the details of the UK’s points-based immigration system. These new arrangements will take effect from 1 January 2021, once freedom of movement with the EU has ended. From LondonHelp4u.

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Low-skilled workers would not get visas under post-Brexit immigration plans unveiled by the government. It is urging employers to “move away” from relying on “cheap labour” from Europe and invest in retaining staff and developing automation technology. From BBC.

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Migration will be limited to skilled workers who have a job offer, speak English and command a salary of at least £25,600 a year. From Telegraph.

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EU nationals and their family members in the UK throughout the transition period should not be asked for proof of settled or pre-settled status to access healthcare, to rent property or to gain employment until 1 January 2021. From Free Movement.

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Priti Patel: With Brexit done it is time to deliver promised points-based immigration system and take back control of who we let in. From The Sun.

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A six-year-old boy who has lived in the UK all of his life has been prevented from returning home to his mother following a holiday after the Home Office revoked his passport. From Independent.

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There has been a 10% drop in the number of skilled workers from overseas applying to work in private companies since the Brexit vote, a new report suggests. From Metro.

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A 95-year-old Italian man who has been in the UK for 68 years has been asked to prove he is resident in the country by the Home Office in order to remain after Brexit, despite receiving the state pension for the past 32 years. From The Guardian.

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