Policy briefings


Nationality and Borders Bill

Summary: Overview and analysis.

Date: September 2021



Migration Yorkshire policy update August 2021

Summary: An overview of the latest statistics, policy and research on migration issues affecting partner organisations in Yorkshire and Humber.

Date: August 2021



Migration Yorkshire policy update May 2021

Summary: An overview of the latest statistics, policy and research on migration issues affecting partner organisations in Yorkshire and Humber.

Date: May 2021



Hong Kong British National [Overseas] visa - updated briefing

Summary: An overview of the new visa launched in 2021 and its potential impacts.

Date: May 2021



No recourse to public funds [NRPF] - children and families briefing

Summary: This briefing aims to explain the government's NRPF policy and how it can impact children and families.

Date: May 2021



New Plan for Immigration [issued by the Home Office]

Summary: Presents key features of the 'New Plan for Immigration', a Home Office policy consultation paper, and highlights potential issues and implications for those working in this field in Yorkshire and Humber.

Date: April 2021



Migration Yorkshire policy update January 2021

Summary: An overview of the latest statistics, policy and research on migration issues affecting partner organisations in Yorkshire and Humber.

Date: February 2021



Unaccompanied asylum seeking children

Summary: This briefing includes information about routes of entry, legal status, how the law has changed recently and age assessment. [Updated version.]

Date: January 2021



Post Brexit immigration policy

Summary: Information on the post-Brexit Immigration and Social Security Coordination [EU Withdrawal] Act 2020 and the points-based immigration system 2021.

Date: November 2020



Modern slavery and migration

Summary: An overview of current UK policy and legislation on modern slavery and trafficking, with a focus on migration. Migration Yorkshire briefing paper.

Date: July 2019



EU Settlement Scheme

Summary: Migration Yorkshire briefing papers, updated in March 2019 and based on current guidance from the Home Office

Date: March 2019



Windrush

Summary: An overview of the context of the 'Windrush scandal', for councils and other service providers in the Yorkshire and Humber region - recently updated.

Date: January 2019



Sea arrivals to the UK

Summary: This briefing paper looks at the developing situation relating to spontaneous migrant arrivals by sea to the UK.

Date: January 2019



Migration priorities for this Parliament

Summary: This briefing will be of interest to officers in local authorities and partner agencies working on migration issues, and should help provide the basis for discussions and planning around migration in the local area.

Date: July 2017



Immigration Bill 2015-16

Summary: Migration Yorkshire briefing paper

Date: November 2015



Migrant access to health services in the UK - consultation

Summary: Migration Yorkshire briefing paper

Date: August 2013



Family migration consultation

Summary: Migration Yorkshire briefing paper

Date: August 2011



Employment related settlement, Tier 5 and overseas domestic workers

Summary: Migration Yorkshire briefing paper

Date: August 2011



End of A8 transitional arrangements in 2011 - YHRMP briefing

Summary: Our understanding of the changes that will take place regarding migrant workers from A8 countries on 30 April 2011, and the possible impacts these may have upon local services.

Date: January 2011



LGA report 'The impact of the recession on migrant labour'

Summary: YHRMP briefing on this January 2009 report by the Local Government Association [LGA], which anticipates the effect of the economic downturn upon migrant labour in the UK.

Date: March 2009



UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Summary: YHRMP briefing on the implications of withdrawing the Home Office general reservation on immigration and citizenship

Date: September 2008



Floodgates or turnstiles? Post-EU enlargement migration flows to [and from] the UK

Summary: Regional briefing on the Institute for Public Policy Research [ippr] report

Date: May 2008



Economic impact of immigration

Summary: YHRMP briefing

Date: April 2008



Estimating the scale and impacts of migration at the local level

Summary: YHRMP summary of this LGA-commissioned report by the Institute of Community Cohesion

Date: November 2007






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