The following Immigration guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
This Practice Note sets out a summary of the background, timetable and current position in relation to the citizens’ rights aspect of the UK's withdrawal from the EU (Brexit). It also provides a compilation of links to News Analysis and other key materials relating to the withdrawal agreement and the ‘settled status’ regime (by which the UK government is implementing the citizens’ rights aspects of the withdrawal agreement).
This Practice Note includes a compilation of News Analysis and key materials relating to:
the relevant withdrawal agreement negotiations and final agreement on citizens’ rights
settled status/pre-settled status, and
EEA citizenship and dual citizenship—this is relevant where clients are considering making an application for British citizenship or citizenship of an EEA country or Switzerland
On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its EU membership. A 51.9% majority voted in favour of the UK leaving the EU. On 29 March 2017, the UK government gave formal notification of the UK's intention to withdraw from the EU under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. Under the terms of Article 50, unless the parties otherwise agree, the terms of the withdrawal must be agreed within two years, or the UK will leave the EU without agreement. One
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