It has been a year since the UK Government declared their commitment to resettling 20,000 Syrian refugees by the year 2020. The historical anniversary was honoured with the arrival of over 100 Syrians, who will all now be settled securely in the UK.
Various British government officials and legal bodies have already said that the UK’s decision to leave the European Union will not incur immediate effects on UK nationals in EU member states and vice versa. The Home Office reassured this in a statement published last July 11, outlining the residential status of individuals who are likely to be affected by the referendum result popularly known as Brexit.
The Home Office and the UK Department for Education have jointly launched the National Transfer Scheme, an arrangement that encourages local authorities to care for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children (UASC) in the country.
Citizens of countries under the European Union (EU) can still undergo the standard UK immigration processes despite the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the EU, a move that is popularly known as Brexit.