Quietly passing statutory instruments is no way to legislate on migrants’ rights

A new law preventing migrants from using their residence permits to prove their right to rent or work in the UK is coming into force without robust parliamentary debate.  From 6 April 2022, no migrant in the UK will be able to use their biometric res ...

5th April 2022 By

What legal rights will EU citizens have after a no-deal Brexit?

As the outcome of the latest Brexit negotiations are still uncertain — and with 31 October less than one month away – the latest research update from the Public Law Project (PLP) shows that EU citizens would still lack statutory protection for the ...

8th October 2019 By

Is it legal to end EU free movement without a new Immigration Act?

The Home Secretary, Priti Patel, said last week that free movement for EU nationals will end on 31 October 2019 unless there is a Brexit deal. Media reports indicate that she intends to repeal EU free movement law from day one of a no-deal Brexit, rep ...

29th August 2019 By