Global Mobility & Immigration Law

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Paget, Joel H.
Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC

Fuchs, Henriette
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz

Atwal, Monica
Clarkslegal LLP

Global Mobility & Immigration Law

Author: Bhavneeta Limbachia

If you are a non-EEA family member and your family member has been granted pre-settled or settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, you can either travel or join them in the UK on an EU Settlement Scheme Family Permit.


  • You must be from outside of the EEA.
  • You must be a ‘close family member’.

Read more: EU Settlement Scheme Family Permit

Author: Christopher Smith

Brexit. A term that is currently riddled with uncertainty. There are many questions about the difference between Permanent Residence (PR) and Settled status in a post-Brexit Britain. Therefore, this article will seek to answer some of those questions.

What is PR and settled status?

Read more: What is the Difference Between Permanent Residence and Settled Status?

Authors: Frida P. Glucoft and Janice Luo

On August 20, 2019, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) announced that the reciprocity schedule for France will be revised for E visas to decrease validity periods. Specifically, effective August 29, 2019, E visas will be limited to a validity of only 15 months. Until this change, E visas have had validity for 60 months.

Read more: Critical Restrictions on French Nationals (E Visas) in the U.S.

The Posted Workers directive or the Van Der Elst provisions have been an important mechanism for EU-based companies in posting employees to provide services across Europe. These provisions despite their importance are not widely known, and with Brexit looming, they may not be available for long.

Read more: Posted Workers and the Van Der Elst Provision

The EU Settlement Scheme has now been fully open since 30 March 2019. The scheme allows EEA and Swiss citizens resident in the UK to secure their status in the UK, in the event of UK’s Exit from the EU.

The scheme, which is free, requires the applicants to prove their identity and residence in the UK. In addition, the applicants would also have to declare any criminality. The applications are made online, with provision for vulnerable applicants to seek assistance.

Read more: EU Settlement Scheme Update – June 2019