EU immigration

fact checks including immigration and migration to and from the EU and the potential impact Brexit may have had on this.

5 March 2020

Most of these NHS jobs are classed as “skilled” under new immigration rules

The minimum eligible salary will be £20,480, but other criteria will also apply.

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Most of these NHS jobs are classed as “skilled” under new immigration rules
21 February 2020

You can have freedom of movement outside the EU if you’re in the single market

Norway and some other countries follow the free movement rules of the single market without being EU members.

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You can have freedom of movement outside the EU if you’re in the single market
10 February 2020

Unpublished Home Office target needs explaining

Figures reportedly briefed by the Home Office suggest that migration law change could cut unskilled EU migration by 90,000. That’s higher than the number of unskilled EU migrants coming to …

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Unpublished Home Office target needs explaining
18 March 2019

EU immigration to the UK

How many EU immigrants come to the UK, how many leave, and what effect has Brexit had?

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EU immigration to the UK
4 February 2019

How many migrants have registered with GPs in the last decade?

6.5 million migrants have joined GP surgeries in the decade from 2007, but not all of them are here long-term and some were double counted.

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How many migrants have registered with GPs in the last decade?
17 January 2019

Do refugees have to stay in the first safe country they reach?

Refugees are not required to seek asylum in the first safe country they reach. But under EU law they can sometimes be returned to the first safe EU country they …

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Do refugees have to stay in the first safe country they reach?
19 December 2018

Has there been a ‘Brexodus’ of EU citizens since the referendum?

What's happened to immigration, EU workers and the population since the Brexit referendum?

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Has there been a ‘Brexodus’ of EU citizens since the referendum?
28 November 2018

What does the latest Brexit deal mean for immigration?

If parliament approves the withdrawal agreement negotiated by the UK and EU, the plan is for free movement of people between the UK and EU to end in 2021.

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What does the latest Brexit deal mean for immigration?
21 November 2018

EU staff in the NHS: what has happened since the referendum?

EU nationals make up a similar percentage of the NHS workforce in England now as they did in 2016.

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EU staff in the NHS: what has happened since the referendum?
18 September 2018

EU immigrant workers in the UK: five things we learned

The independent Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) today released a report about the impacts of EU immigrant workers on the UK economy, and recommendations for how immigration policy should change.

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EU immigrant workers in the UK: five things we learned

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