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Information Sheet: Immigration Act 2016 (14) Language requirements for public sector workers UPDATED 01 November 2016

The Immigration Act 2016 will place a new duty on public authorities to ensure that people working for them in roles dealing with members of the public are able to speak sufficient English (or Welsh) to perform their role effectively.   The information sheet was updated on 01 November 2016 to take account of the second […]

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Information Sheet: Immigration Act 2016 (10) Home Office Support and Accommodation

The Immigration Act 2016 will make significant changes to support and accommodation for asylum seekers at the end of the asylum process and for other migrants. This information sheet outlines the changes to entitlements for Home Office support and accommodation and separate information sheets discuss services provided by local authorities to families with children and […]

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Information Sheet: Immigration Act 2016 (11) Local authority support for families with children

The Immigration Act 2016 will introduce a new mechanism for local authorities to provide support to destitute families with children who do not qualify for mainstream welfare provision or for Home Office support and accommodation due to their immigration status.  This information sheet explains the new arrangements and when these are due to come into […]

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Information Sheet: Immigration Act 2016 (12) Local authority support for care leavers

This information sheet describes changes that the Immigration Act 2016 will make to the provision of local authority support for young people leaving care and to local authority duties to pay higher education tuition fees for young people supported by them.  These changes are not yet in force.  

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Information Sheet: Immigration Act 2016 (13) Transfer of responsibility for relevant children

This information sheet outlines the scheme established by the Immigration Act 2016 under which responsibility for caring for unaccompanied children arriving in the UK may be transferred from one local authority to another.  The relevant provisions came into force in England only on 31 May 2016.

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