Policy item - Post Brexit immigration policy

Date: November 2020

Summary:

Immigration and Social Security Coordination [EU withdrawal] Act 2020

This briefing paper provides an overview of the Immigration and Social Security Coordination [EU Withdrawal] Act 2020. It outlines the trajectory of post-Brexit immigration policy and the impact on migrants. 

We explain the development and impact of the Immigration Act 2020. This includes:

  • A summary of the direction of post-Brexit immigration policy.
  • A summary of the content of the Immigration and Social Security Coordination [EU Withdrawal] Act 2020.
  • A summary of the different concerns and criticisms raised by politicians, campaign groups and legal experts over the Act.
  • A consideration for what impact this may have on migrants [including EEA nationals], communities and local authorities.

Points-based immigration system 2021

This briefing paper provides an introduction to the UK’s proposed post-Brexit immigration system as outlined by the government in its ‘White paper’, ‘Policy statement’ and ‘Further details’ documents. 

We explain the new ‘skills-based’ or 'points-based' immigration system, providing a summary of the key details. This includes:

  • A summary of the direction of post-Brexit immigration policy.
  • A summary of the content revealed in the White Paper ‘The UK’s future skills-based immigration system', the ‘Policy statement’ and ‘Further details’ document in relation to who can apply under the new system and how.
  • A summary of the different concerns and criticisms raised by politicians, campaign groups and legal experts over the new system.
  • A consideration for what impact this may have on migrants [including EEA nationals], local communities and businesses.
Background information documents:
Post Brexit immigration policy briefing paper [142 KB]
Post Brexit points-based immigration system 2021 briefing [145 KB]

Source: Migration Yorkshire


Contact for more information:
Stefan Robert
Integration and Partnerships Officer
Phone: 0113 378 5796



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