Brexit: immigration, residency and border controls

How will exiting the European Union affect the UK's border control and immigration policy? Read analysis from Parliament's libraries and committees on the impact of Brexit.

Immigration

Brexit and borders: migration and asylum
Examines the impact of Brexit on the immigration status of EU citizens in the UK, and future policy on migration from the EU to the UK

Brexit: UK–EU movement of people
Report urges the Government to offer preferential treatment to EU nationals in future immigration policy

Children in crisis: unaccompanied migrant children in the EU
Report says unaccompanied migrant children are being systematically let down by the EU, including the UK

Border controls

Brexit and the UK border
Report says UK border could be exposed from first day of Brexit and Government planning is too relient on a transitional period

Home Office delivery of Brexit: customs operations
Report says the Government's lack of contingency planning for post-Brexit customs operations risks major border disruption

Residency rights

Brexit: impact on free movement rights? (updated 11 July 2017)
Looks at the post-Brexit status of EU citizens currently resident in the UK and British citizens in the EU

Government's negotiating objectives: rights of UK and EU citizens
Report calls for Government to safeguard the rights of EU nationals in the UK and protect rights to healthcare and pensions

Single Market, citizens' rights and future economic requirements
Examines the impact on the rights of EU citizens living in the UK and considers the UK's future economic requirements

The human rights implications of Brexit
Report says the Government must not use fundamental rights as a bargaining chip and calls for protection of residency rights

Brexit: acquired rights
What happens to the EU citizenship rights upon which so many rely when the UK leaves the EU?

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