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New Europeans is recruiting an engagement officer for our London work

For further information please email tamsin@neweuropeans.net.

Home Secretary's proposals would disrupt UK border controls

Free movement is one of the greatest achievements of the European Union - it is a tragedy that it will end for UK citizens on 31 October if Britain leaves the EU.

Concern grows for welfare of refugees on board Open Arms vessel near Lampedusa

Several more migrants have been taken from the rescue vessel Open Arms for medical reasons to the Italian island of Lampedusa, the Spanish charity which operates the boat said Friday (Aug 16).

Threat of NHS charges for EU citizens post Brexit is fake news

On 14 August,  The Times newspaper reported that EU citizens would have to prove their right to free NHS treatment after 31 October or face charges for health care in the case of a no deal Brexit.

EU27 citizens must keep their voting rights in local government elections

Citizens of all EU27 member states resident in the UK have a right to vote in local government elections – including elections to district and county councils, the GLA, city mayors, police and crime commissioners, and indeed elections to devolved legislatures. 

Removals continue: the reality of migration policies across Member States

Food deprivation, removals with no prior notice and the arrest of humanitarian workers carrying out search and rescue operations at sea are some of the fundamental rights concerns FRA identifies in its latest migration quarterly. 

Settled status information session in Sutton

Together with the AIRE Centre and with the help of COM.IT.ES, New Europeans held an information session on the EU Settlement Scheme for the Italian community in Sutton. Italian citizens were provided with an engaging overview of the EU Settlement Scheme by Ms. Peykova of the AIRE Centre and had the opportunity to voice their questions and concerns with regard to the Scheme.  

Home Office releases statistics for EU Settlement Scheme

The Home Office has released statistics on applications made to the EU Settlement Scheme. The report notes: "The number of applications received in June 2019 was 121,000. Overall, the total number of applications received up to 30 June 2019 was 909,300.  

Hungarian Government’s declared migrant ‘crisis’ does not correspond to reality and leads to human rights violations, says UN expert

An expert from the UN has said that “politicisation of the issue of migration in Hungary has scapegoated migrants,”  and called on the Government to re-evaluate its stance and immediately stop proclaiming it is confronting a “crisis situation”.
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