ea-nationals

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: The Uncertain Position of EA Nationals

By on October 19, 2016

Danielle Cohen Solicitors wish to draw your attention to the uncertain position of EA nationals and their family members living in the UK following the result of the EU referendum on 23rd June 2016. Are EU nationals really meant to be here today gone tomorrow? There are more than 3 million EA nationals who need to apply to confirm their status under whatever transitional provisions the Government will put in place and many of our EA national clients now seek to protect their own immigration positions as best they can. As a result they are applying in much increased numbers for Home Office documents to confirm rights of residence and permanent residence in the UK. We do recommend this course of action, but there are problems with the way these applications are being processed and decided by the Home Office already. With application numbers only growing, significant issues will follow....

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It’s never too late

By on September 22, 2009

Dave* was a non-European national. In his thirties he married and had a child but he and his wife drifted apart romantically and settled into a routine companionship which could have lasted into their retirement had Dave not discovered in his late fifties that he would be happier with a male partner.  He and his wife divorced amicably and on a trip to the U.K. he wandered into a gay friendly pub and whilst watching sport there struck up a conversation with Jerry, a European national also in his sixties.  That day’s debate on the finer points of rugby versus American football was the starting point of a life changing relationship for both men.  They spent more and more time together, and began to plan for a Civil Partnership ceremony, with the reception to be held, fittingly, at the pub where they had first met....

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