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New Plan for Immigration

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Summary

The New Plan for Immigration policy paper sets out the government’s intentions to build a fair but firm asylum and illegal migration system.

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Consultation description

The New Plan for Immigration has the following three objectives:

  1. To increase the fairness and efficacy of our system so that we can better protect and support those in genuine need of asylum
  2. To deter illegal entry into the UK, thereby breaking the business model of criminal trafficking networks and protecting the lives of those they endanger
  3. To remove more easily from the UK those with no right to be here

This policy statement is accompanied by an engagement and consultation process that will run for 6 weeks from 24 March 2021.

We want to hear a wide range of views and perspectives, from stakeholders and members of the public. To achieve this, we invite you to register and participate in our online questionnaire to provide your views. To participate please use the link below. You will be able to provide views on our proposals for:

  1. Protecting those fleeing persecution, oppression and tyranny
  2. Ending anomalies, and delivering fairness in British Nationality Law
  3. Reforming the asylum system
  4. Streamlining asylum claims and appeals
  5. Supporting victims of modern slavery
  6. Disrupting criminal networks behind people smuggling
  7. Enforcing removals, including foreign national offenders

Documents

New Plan for Immigration: policy statement (web version)

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New Plan for Immigration: policy statement (print version)

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New Plan for Immigration: policy statement (Welsh web version)

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Published 24 March 2021
Last updated 18 April 2021 + show all updates
  1. Added Welsh language versions of New Plan for Immigration policy statement (web and accessible).

  2. Accessible HTML version of policy statement published.

  3. First published.