Italian grandmother who has lived in Britain for 42 years is ordered to leave the UK after she failed to reply to Home office email because it was sent to her junk folder 08/12/2023
An Italian grandmother who has lived in Britain for 42 years has been ordered to leave the UK - after a Home Office email was sent to her junk folder.
The UK’s exit from the European Union resulted in important changes to the residence and employment rights of many British-European families. Drawing on new survey research, Elena Zambelli, Michaela Benson and Nando Sigona explain how these changes affected people living across Europe.
Mark Rofe went to extreme lengths to be with his girlfriend Alex Limanowka in Barcelona.
‘I didn’t get to vote against Brexit as we live in France – and my daughter suffered the consequences’ 06/10/2023
A British father living in France says he was denied the chance to vote on Brexit, but his family are enduring the consequences of it.
Post-Brexit spouses aren’t protected by the Withdrawal Agreement, Court of Appeal confirms 01/08/2023
If you married an EU national in the UK after 31 December 2020, you can’t get leave to remain under the EU Settlement Scheme unless you previously had or applied for an EEA residence card or family permit as their durable partner.
Experts are investigating the impact on EU-UK families of strict immigration rules now that the UK has left the European Union.
This week marks the third anniversary of Brexit. While for some it’s a cause to celebrate or say, “I told you so”, for European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) citizens and their families falling through the cracks of the Home Office system, it is cause for concern.
In a judgment handed down last Friday, the High Court has cast doubt on the British citizenship status of children born in the United Kingdom before 2 October 2000 to EU citizens who did not at that time possess indefinite leave to remain.
The issue arises when teenagers turn 18. One mother said; 'It's getting beyond a joke'.
Four ways Brexit and the loss of free movement have made life harder for mixed British-European families 29/07/2022
Brexit and the end of free movement between the UK and the EU has had notable consequences for family life, particularly for mixed British-European families whether they are living in the UK or Europe.
Mixed Nationalities Families in UK & EU Face Difficulties in Mobility Even After 2 Years of Brexit 27/07/2022
Families with one partner from the United Kingdom and another one from the European countries have revealed they haven’t yet adjusted to new changes coming as a result of Brexit, which marked the UK officially leaving the EU back in 2020.
Brexit is not done for many British-European families, even two and a half years after the UK left the European Union.
Sian Norris reports on how delays to family permits for spouses, parents and children of EU nationals and British citizens in the UK are causing families untold emotional distress.
“For many they may mean lost job opportunities, missing out on rental properties, being refused loans/or mortgages,” EU citizens campaign group In Limbo said.
There is no longer certainty that EU countries will respect and recognise proceedings heard in England and Wales.
Thousands of British citizens may be waiting for family permits to be able to move to the UK, but the Home Office reportedly rejected freedom of information requests and parliamentary questions on data from the former Brexit select committee chair, Hilary Benn.
“Are they going to break our family apart?"
Carol and Lahsen Karmoud have been in relationship since 2016, and married in 2019, but have faced two years of issues to be able to live in the UK - and fear time may be running out.
A family’s dream of a new life in Scotland has been put on hold as they wait for a visa caused by Brexit red tape.
A family’s dream of a new life in Scotland has been ripped apart by Brexit visa red tape.
The post-Brexit reality for divorce 16/09/2021
At the beginning of 2021 the law changed concerning how international couples divorce.
"To be honest, it’s very hard on my son. We tried to make light of it, just saying we are going on vacation, but he misses his father," one British mother whilst being forced apart by Brexit from her French husband.
Partners and spouses are being kept apart by Home Office delays in processing revised versions of entry permits to Britain.
The scheme offers EU nationals the opportunity to apply for settled or pre-settled status in the UK. / However, access to this support varies between holders of EU settled status and of pre-settled status. Questions are being asked of the European Commission whether the UK is complying with its obligations.
After the referendum, life carried on as normal but nothing was the same.