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A kick in the teeth - Ciara Leeming reports for The Big Issue North

The recent scandal over the Windrush generation has focused attention on how the UK can be a hostile climate for those not born here. With Brexit approaching, that includes EU nationals as well, reports Ciara Leeming

UK hostile environment policy - a 'strategy to alienate the vulnerable'

A letter leaked from the UK Home Office reveals that the government knew for years about the impact of the ‘hostile environment’ policy on the Windrush Generation.

The hostile environment is here to stay - and Liberty have just published the definitive guide

The Government’s “Hostile Environment” policy (recently rebranded to less intolerant sounding, “compliant environment”) is meant to make everyday life unbearable for undocumented individuals and deter more migrants from moving to the UK.

Hands Off Our (Data Protection) Rights!

Campaign groups and human rights organisations including New Europeans have stepped up their pressure on the British Government to remove a clause from the new Data Protection Bill that discriminates against migrants and EU27citizens.

Reframing Brexit as a Human Rights Issue - New Europeans Conference Report

On 16 March, New Europeans hosted the second  in our series of conferences on the human rights impact of Britain's decision to leave the EU at Europe House in London.

Brexit Britain, beware: the supply of Europeans is drying up

The migration advisers’ report shows free movement has been good for the UK – and when it ends, there will be consequences according to Professor Jonathan Portes of King’s College London, and the UK in a Changing Europe programme.

We weep for Catalonia, Spain and Europe

We cannot but be rightly appalled at the treatment handed out to democratically elected representatives of the Catalan parliament, other officials who supported the referendum and the Catalan leader Carlos Puigdemont.

Has the EU been using the free movement rights of Britons in Europe as a bargaining chip?

The thorny issue of citizens’ rights after the UK exits the EU will be discussed by MEPs at a meeting in Parliament next week, writes Martin Banks of The Parliament Magazine.

UK making poor progress in socio-economic rights protection and it could get worse

A report by the EHRC report says that deep concerns remain regarding the protection of socio-economic rights in the UK. And things could get worse as the UK leaves the EU. 

New project in Scotland gives EU citizens opportunity to find out more about their rights

A group bringing together migrants’ groups, voluntary organisations, and lawyers has launched a new project to make sure EU citizens in Scotland know about their rights after Brexit.

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