The Windrush generation were wronged by successive governments. To help right those wrongs, the Home Office has put in place a number of measures. Supporting people to settle their status in the UK and outreach Windrush Scheme On 16 April …
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The EU Settlement Scheme has been fully open since 30 March 2019. EU, other EEA and Swiss citizens, and their family members have until 30 June 2021 to apply.
The Prime Minister announced that all NHS workers, health and social care staff would now be exempted from the Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS). The purpose of the NHS surcharge is to benefit the NHS, help to care for the sick …
Detention is an important part of the immigration system – but it must be fair, dignified and protect the most vulnerable. When someone has no right to remain in the UK they should return to their home country, and we …
The Home Secretary has written for KentOnline about her determination to put a stop to the illegal gangs of people smugglers who are risking the lives of others by facilitating Channel crossings. The gangs facilitating illegal crossings of the Channel …
Today, Home Secretary Priti Patel has written about the results from police surge activity to tackle county lines, funded by Home Office investment. She wrote: " It is impossible to quantify the terrible impact of county lines. Every child whose …
More than 3.5 million applications to the EU Settlement Scheme already and EU, other EEA and Swiss citizens, and their family members, still have over a year left before the deadline of 30 June 2021 to apply.
The Immigration Bill ends free movement of people and lays the foundation for a firmer, fairer, skills-led immigration system, which will be delivered through changes to the immigration rules.
We are committed to protecting vulnerable people and are confident that we have measures in place to support those who have no recourse to public funds (NRPF).
Protecting unaccompanied asylum-seeking children remains a key priority for this Government.
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- Government response to coronavirus border policy report 5 August 2020
- Windrush factsheet: July 2020 31 July 2020
- Factsheet: Police statistics 30 July 2020