All Articles: Brexit briefing

By Matthew Evans, Director, AIRE Centre Page contentsIntroductionWhat can EEA nationals and their family members residing in the UK do now to protect their position?Proving their rightsDelaysComprehensive Sickness InsuranceWhat other evidence do I need to include?Qualifying for permanent residence (EEA(PR))Qualifying as a worker (EEA(QP))Qualifying as someone who is self-employed (EEA(QP))Qualifying as...

21st February 2017

By Bernard Ryan, Professor of Migration Law, University of Leicester Page contentsIntroductionRights of residence in EU lawWhy a right to remain?A negotiated approachThe content of an agreementDecisions at the United Kingdom level Introduction This paper is concerned with the possibility of a post-Brexit right to remain for those residing in the United...

20th February 2017

Page contentsAfter a hard BREXIT: British citizens and residence in the EUIntroductionVisitors – an EU ESTA systemStudents and researchersFamily ReunificationFamily reunification with a national of the host EU stateFamily reunification with a national of another EU state living in the host Member StateFamily reunification with a third country national or...

9th November 2016

Page contentsThe relationship between the ECHR and the EUIntroductionAccession of the EU to the ECHRThe EU from the perspective of the European Court of Human Rights: the protection gapThe impact of the relationship between the EU and the ECHR on a post-Brexit UK The relationship between the ECHR and the...

13th June 2016

Page contentsThe implications for Scotland of a vote in the EU referendum for the UK to leave the EUIntroductionThe current legal positionThe referendum and withdrawal: legal arrangementsUK devolution arrangementsThe messier realityScotland and the EU—a distinctive relationship?More devolved powers for Scotland, more intertwined responsibilities, more constitutional unease?Scotland and migration—divergence and tension...

10th June 2016

Page contentsThe EU’s Borders: Schengen, Frontex and the UKIntroductionThe Schengen zoneTreaty foundationsInternal border controlsSupporting measuresExternal bordersExternal border rulesFrontexThe EU border regime and the 2015-2016 crisisRe-introduction of internal border controlsDevelopments with FrontexThe UK and the EU Border RegimeConclusion: What are the implications for the referendum?References The EU’s Borders: Schengen, Frontex and...

8th June 2016

Page contentsThe UK Referendum on the EU and the Common European Asylum SystemIntroductionWhat is the Common European Asylum System?Outcomes of the CEAS and the possible consequences of UK withdrawalAfghanistanIranIraq The UK Referendum on the EU and the Common European Asylum System By Elspeth Guild, Partner, Kingsley Napley, 29 April 2016...

7th June 2016

Page contentsThe Impact of BrexitIntroductionThe UK’s main optionsProcess of withdrawalImpact on UK citizens in the remaining EU and EU citizens in the UK The Impact of Brexit By Steve Peers, University of Essex, 17 May 2016 Introduction What would happen if the UK left the EU? In each case, that...

6th June 2016
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