Millions of Undocumented Immigrants Could Be Given Path to Work Under Biden’s New Bill

Democrats added a new provision to President Joe Biden‘s $1.75 trillion social safety net plan that could open a path to legal work for the roughly 7 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. Under the new policy, undocumented immigrants would receive permission to apply for work and travel permits for five years, the Associated PressContinue reading “Millions of Undocumented Immigrants Could Be Given Path to Work Under Biden’s New Bill”

Britain begs undocumented migrants to become lorry drivers

Critics said the scramble for HGV drivers was the latest example of the government’s “staggering incompetence”. Undocumented migrants with HGV licenses have been sent official government letters begging them to help ease the fuel crisis – despite having no official right to work in Britain. People who overstayed their visas have now been told theirContinue reading “Britain begs undocumented migrants to become lorry drivers”

Children affected by immigration rules and at poverty risk, warns Commissioner

Northern Ireland’s children’s commissioner has said some young people risk being plunged into poverty because of the immigration status of their parents or carer. In a new report, Koulla Yiasouma said families affected by immigration rules face a condition called “No Recourse to Public Funds” (NRPF) which prevents them from accessing many social security benefitsContinue reading “Children affected by immigration rules and at poverty risk, warns Commissioner”

Home Office resisting calls to let asylum seekers work in the UK

Priti Patel is facing growing pleas to let 70,000 claimants seek employment pending a resolution of their status Priti Patel’s department is resisting growing demands to allow asylum seekers to work following a public intervention from her cabinet colleague Dominic Raab to say that he would be “open-minded’ about the proposal. Labour leader Keir Starmer, Conservative MPsContinue reading “Home Office resisting calls to let asylum seekers work in the UK”

Court of Appeal: Right to Rent scheme causes racial discrimination

The Court of Appeal has found that the Right to Rent scheme, a key plank of the hostile environment, causes racial discrimination. The judges confirm that as a result of this scheme, it is harder for black people, ethnic minorities and migrants to rent a home than it is for white British people. But the Court stoppedContinue reading “Court of Appeal: Right to Rent scheme causes racial discrimination”