Thousands of Europeans left in limbo over ‘settled status’ on day of deadline

Campaigners warned that thousands of Europeans in Britain were at risk of being left in limbo over Wednesday’s EU settled status deadline. EU citizens living in Britain have until midnight to apply for the post-Brexit settlement scheme or risk losing their rights to legally work or claim certain benefits, including free healthcare. More than five million people have applied andContinue reading “Thousands of Europeans left in limbo over ‘settled status’ on day of deadline”

Hundreds of migrants go on hunger strike in Belgium – with some stitching their mouths shut

Belgium’s government is facing increasing pressure as hundreds of migrants continue a hunger strike that has lasted more than a month. “I am begging to them, please give us access to work, like others. I want to pay the tax, I want to rise up my kids here, in this modern city. “We need ourContinue reading “Hundreds of migrants go on hunger strike in Belgium – with some stitching their mouths shut”

High court ruling leaves refused asylum seekers at risk of homelessness

A high court judge has quashed a ruling that said refused asylum seekers who are destitute must be given accommodation during the pandemic until all Covid restrictions are lifted. At least 1,000 asylum seekers currently in accommodation are thought to be affected by Tuesday’s decision and are now at risk of being made street homeless.Continue reading “High court ruling leaves refused asylum seekers at risk of homelessness”

Living in asylum accommodation

UK Government Guide This guide is for asylum seekers staying in temporary accommodation while their claim for asylum is assessed. This guide contains important information about: the housing and services you can expect to receive from us the organisations that provide and deliver these services what we expect from you where to report problems, concernsContinue reading “Living in asylum accommodation”