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Old 13.06.2016, 15:21
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

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Ireland is not part of Schengen so no reason the current arrangement can't remain in place in the event of Brexit.
Schengen is about whether there will be passport controls at the actual moment when you cross the border.

Freedom of movement for workers is another beast. It is about whether you will need to apply for a Visa in order to live in another country.
Brexiters want out because they want EU citizens to have to apply for a visa and be accepted based on their actual skills.
Today the situation in Ireland is calm because anybody from any side of the border can move and work anywhere in the island.
I am wondering, if the UK makes EU citizens to go throw emigration controls, won't the EU force the Republic of Ireland to make all Northern Irish go through emigration control too?

Similarly, how about goods? Today the UK is in the Customs Union, but it won't be after Brexit. So there will be levies on goods transferred across the border.

Your answer about Schengen is really not answering the question.
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