England & Wales, Scotland Brexit , Education and children's services , Welfare and equalities

Cross border family law and migrant children after the transition period

Summary

From the end of the transition period (31 December 2020), the current EU regulatory framework for cross border family law cases is likely to cease as the UK will need to rely on international conventions rather than EU law. This affects children of EU citizens in the UK (and children of UK citizens in EU jurisdictions) as well as children in the EU seeking asylum in the UK. This briefing looks at the issues.

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