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: the latest on Brexit

Brexit: The prime minister has said that if a free trade deal with the EU is not reached by 15 October both sides should “move on”. From Sky News

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Brexit: Tens of thousands of EU citizens face deportation because of government settled status scheme, MPs warn. From Independent

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Thousands of children in the UK are in limbo – trapped without immigration status. The hostile environment is still destroying the lives of approximately 215,000 children in Britain who are caught in a system which denies them citizenship. From iNews

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Post-brexit immigration bill could seriously harm touring musicians, says UK music. From Access All Areas

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Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU. From BBC

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Thousands of EU citizens – including coronavirus “heroes and heroines” – face deportation unless the government gives them an automatic right to remain in the UK, opposition MPs have warned. From Sky News

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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

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LEGAL MINUTE: immigration in the UK

The UK’s points-based immigration system: an introduction for employers. From Gov.UK

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No deal Brexit deadline: When is the deadline for Brexit deal? From Express

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Rise in UK net migration driven by increase in non-EU nationals arriving to study. The figure is up on 221,000 from last year and is being driven by the arrival of students mainly from China and India. From Sky News

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Thousands of international students who have postponed their courses in the UK will have to pay for new visas before they can enter the country. From The Pie News

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LEGAL MINUTE: Brexit and immigration

Not only must businesses grapple with the coronavirus pandemic but many will soon have to once again wrestle with the UK’s decision to leave the EU, with difficult decisions having to be made over the sourcing of talent. From Personnel Today

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The UK needs to consider changes to asylum laws to deter migrants from crossing the English Channel, Boris Johnson has said. The prime minister said it was currently “very, very difficult” to legally return people who arrive in the UK from France using small boats. From BBC

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Boris Johnson is losing the trust of the public to deliver important trade deals with countries after he promised to obtain advantageous post-Brexit agreements. From Express

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Refugee rights under threat from Channel boats hysteria – and Brexit. From Free Movement

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UK and France working on new plan to shut Channel migrant route. From Reuters