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UNITED KINGDOM: Post-Brexit Immigration System - Update

At a recent event held by senior immigration policy officials, the Home Office affirmed its ongoing commitment toward an updated immigration system, to be introduced in January 2021.

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UNITED KINGDOM: Migration Advisory Committee Recommends Broadening Shortage Occupation List

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) – the Home Office appointed independent immigration advisory body – has published its review of the Shortage Occupation List (SOL).

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UNITED KINGDOM: Nationals of Seven More Countries Can Now Use ePassport Gates

Effective 20 May 2019, visitors to the United Kingdom from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and the United States are now able to use ePassport gates at ports across the UK and at juxtaposed controls.

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BREXIT: UK and Ireland Sign Deal to Guarantee Common Travel Area Rights

On 8 May 2019, the governments of Ireland and of the United Kingdom signed a Memorandum of Understanding reaffirming the status, rights and privileges already enjoyed by British and Irish citizens in each others’ states under the Common Travel Area (CTA).

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BREXIT: UK and Switzerland Reach Agreement on No-Deal Labour Market Access

At its meeting on 17 April 2019, the Swiss Federal Council approved a temporary agreement with the United Kingdom on mutual labour market access in a no-deal scenario.

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BREXIT: No-Deal Brexit Measures for UK Nationals in the EU

If the United Kingdom leaves the European Union without a ratified withdrawal agreement, then UK nationals will become third-country (non-EU) nationals immediately.

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UNITED KINGDOM: New Immigration and Nationality Fees

UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) has published updated fees, which come into effect on 29 March 2019.

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Meet Tony Butterworth and Darren Faife, Managing Directors, UK

On Monday, 11 March, Newland Chase’s two Managing Directors in the United Kingdom – Tony Butterworth and Darren Faife – teamed up to present the live webinar Remaining in the UK after Brexit: Essential Settlement Guidance for EU Nationals.

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UNITED KINGDOM: Home Office Introduces New Start-up and Innovator Categories, Reforms Tier 1 (Investor) Category, Amends EU Settlement Scheme

On 7 March 2019, the Home Office published a Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules, introducing new Start-up and Innovator categories and making reforms to the Tier 1 (Investor) category.

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