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Read more at: NO EUSS = NO NINO = NO COVID SUPPORT

NO EUSS = NO NINO = NO COVID SUPPORT

8 April 2021

EU citizens unable to acquire NINO are being barred from vital pandemic support payments. Find out more about the impact here


Read more at: EU Settlement Scheme: the last 100 days

EU Settlement Scheme: the last 100 days

8 April 2021

There are now under 100 days left in which to make an application to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS). All EU, EEA and Swiss nationals and their non-EU family members living in the UK must make an application to the scheme before 30 June 2021. To date, there have been 5.2 million applications to the EU Settlement Scheme: 53...


Read more at: EUSS, Looked After Children and Care Leavers

EUSS, Looked After Children and Care Leavers

25 February 2021

Vulnerable children are falling through the gaps of the UK's settled status scheme for EU citizens, shows our latest research. Results from our FOI show that in the first 18 months of the EUSS scheme only 30% of children and young people identified were supported bu apply for EUSS. Read more on our findings, here .


Read more at: Low paid jobs, Covid and ending EU Free Movement to the UK

Low paid jobs, Covid and ending EU Free Movement to the UK

10 November 2020

January 2020 will see the end of EU free movement to the UK and the new Immigration Bill will introduce a points-based immigration system whereby individuals will need a job offer at an appropriate skill level, meeting a £25,600 salary threshold, and knowledge of English to move to the UK. These new requirements will rule...


Read more at: Deportation and Reconnection of EU Nationals

Deportation and Reconnection of EU Nationals

28 October 2020

According to a recent report in the Guardian EU nationals rough sleeping in the UK after 1 January could face deportation under immigration rules to be laid before Parliament. However, homeless EU nationals are already being ‘reconnected’ to their country of origin by local authorities in a practice which currently is...


Read more at: Non-EU Family Members and EUSS

Non-EU Family Members and EUSS

9 September 2020

New Blog article about Non-EU Family Members and EUSS. The transition period is coming to an end in December 2020, and EU nationals and their family members need to make an application to the UK’s EU Settled Status (EUSS) scheme before the end of the grace period in June 2021. Those family members can include non-EU...


Read more at: EU Migrant Worker Project on BBC Look East

EU Migrant Worker Project on BBC Look East

27 August 2020

The EU Migrant Worker Project was featured on BBC Look East on 26th August, after an outbreak of Corona Virus at a factory in Norfolk. You can watch the full programme here , with our project interview at 11.50.


Read more at: EU Settlement Scheme: A Resounding Success or a Perfect Storm?

EU Settlement Scheme: A Resounding Success or a Perfect Storm?

20 July 2020

The EU Settled Status (EUSS) application and registration process was introduced by the UK government in March 2019, in a move to preserve the rights of those EU nationals already living in the UK after Brexit. Applications to the EUSS scheme have now exceeded the official estimate of the number of EU nationals thought to...


Read more at: 'No Recourse to Public Funds', EU Nationals and Covid-19

'No Recourse to Public Funds', EU Nationals and Covid-19

22 June 2020

Although usually an immigration status held by non-EU nationals in the UK, it is not unusual in the advice sector for an EU national to be described informally as ‘NRPF’ and face the same barriers to support. This is because eligibility for welfare benefits and housing for EEA nationals and their family members is...


Read more at: EUSS in the time of Covid-19

EUSS in the time of Covid-19

22 May 2020

New statistics released this week show that EU Settled Status (EUSS) applications in April were at their lowest number since the scheme was launched in March 2019, with only 67,300 applications. The Home Office itself says that the focus now must be around targeting those more vulnerable in the final 12 months of the...