To mark the public launch of the EU Settlement Scheme and the Mayor of London’s EU Londoners Hub, our team of lawyers spent four days providing free immigration advice to Europeans across the capital as part of the Mayor’s #Londonisopen campaign
Working with Here for Good, the Mayor of London and Waterloo Action Centre, we spoke to hundreds of Londoners about their rights post-Brexit and the process of applying under the EU Settlement Scheme.
The four days provided a valuable snapshot of how the public have understood the EU Settlement Scheme and laid bare the sheer scale of the challenge facing the Home Office. What was clear was that there was a significant amount of confusion about the scheme: how people make an application, what they need to apply, and when they need to apply by. Here are three of the most common topics that came up: