Status Now

Everyone, including the Prime Minister Boris Johnson, is talking about Status Now!

We had hope in you Mr Prime Minister!

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has supported settling the status for everyone who calls the UK home – as Mayor of London and in his first week as PM. Sign the open letter calling on him to keep his promise and get this done: Lockdown has shown how across the country people have stepped up and supported one another. Nobody checked their neighbours’ papers when dropping off medicine or food supplies. And this support doesn’t need to end when the pandemic does. Co-sign our letter to the Prime Minister now at so our neighbours who call the UK home can settle their status and participate fully in their community, the economy, and public life. #SettleOurStatus #TogetherWeCan


‘Indefinite Leave To Remain’ for people who are undocumented, destitute, and those in the legal process

Who we are: The Status Now Network is a growing coalition of 100+ organisations and community action groups who are campaigning for Status Now 4 All undocumented migrants and migrants in the legal process.

What we are calling for:

We call upon the British and Irish States to act immediately so that all undocumented, destitute and migrant people in the legal process in both the UK and Ireland are granted Status Now, as in *Leave to Remain.  In this way every human, irrespective of their nationality or citizenship, can access healthcare, housing, food and the same sources of income from the State as everyone else. 

*Indefinite Leave to Remain/settled status #statusnow4all #healthandsafetyforall

The originating letter in full is here

This is a link to updates to the Status Now call:

The list of ‘Organisation Signatories’ is here:

Join the network:

Why Status Now 4 All:

Everyone has the right to be in an environment where they can follow the Public Health directives necessary to limit COVID-19 viral transmission to the absolute minimum and to care for themselves, their loved ones and their living and working communities.

It is imperative – being in everyone’s best interests – that the basic needs of all are met.

The current challenges faced by those who are undocumented or who have insecure immigration status in the UK and Ireland:

People living in extreme poverty and/or destitution and/or without immigration status in the UK or Ireland and/or without access to the NHS or the Irish Health System:

  1. Are unable to socially isolate as needed
  2. Cannot access health care, and income and other social support
  3. Cannot contribute openly and without fear, to making the population as safe as possible, alongside everyone else. 
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