This section provides a resource of information regarding the Immigration Act 2016.
Following Royal Assent on May 12th 2016 the Immigration Bill 2015-16 officially became the Immigration Act 2016. The Act documents are available here.
For the commencement dates of specific provisions of the Act please click here.
The Act is to:
- introduce new sanctions on illegal workers and rogue employers
- provide better co-ordination of regulators that enforce workers’ rights
- prevent illegal migrants in the UK from accessing housing, driving licences and bank accounts
- introduce new measures to make it easier to enforce immigration laws and remove illegal migrants
Home Office Guidance
Part One – Labour Market and Illegal Working
Part Two – Access to Services
Part Three – Enforcement
Part Four – Appeals
Part Five – Support for Certain Categories of Migrants
Part Six – Border Security
Part Seven – Language Requirement for Public Sector Workers
Part Eight – Fees and Charges