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Pro-EU group New Europeans which has championed a ‘European green card’ scheme to safeguard free movement rights post-Brexit is hoping for a boost after it received a prestigious European award.
Immigration lawyers warn people eligible for UK status risk being ‘thrown into the hostile environment’ after visa system outsourced to French firm Sopra Steria. / Private firms have raked in millions of pounds through the Home Office’s newly outsourced visa system as people are forced to pay “extortionate” fees and travel long distances to apply for UK status.
Home affairs select committee urges government to change rules of EU settlement scheme. / The government has been urged by MPs to urgently change its policy on EU citizens in the country if it is to avert a “Windrush-style catastrophe” in the years after Brexit.
'Too many people could be missed out under the current plans for the settlement scheme arrangements' / Ministers risk repeating "another Windrush scandal" if the Home Office fails to get the detail of the contentious EU citizens' settlement scheme right post-Brexit, a group of MPs claim today.
Ezgi and Arthur Vissing say BA ‘puzzled’ by system as couple struggled to return from Turkey. / The first flaws in the new immigration scheme for EU citizens who want to remain in the UK after Brexit have been exposed after a couple who live in Oxford were blocked from getting a flight back from Turkey to the UK.
The department accidentally shared a list of applicants' email addresses and names after a staff member forgot to blind copy the recipients.
Ofsted's head of research has complained on Twitter of being turned down in his application for "settled status" in the UK after Brexit.
Residential Landlords Association blames lack of clarity over settled status scheme. / EU citizens will face problems renting properties in the UK because of Brexit, private landlords have said.
Support package launched amid concerns many in rural areas do not know they must apply for settled status.
Britons living in the EU who return to the UK after Brexit will be able to bring non-British family members until the end of March 2022.
A government system to vet immigration applications from EU citizens who wish to stay in Britain after Brexit was hit by technical problems as it launched on Saturday.
'They knew this day was coming ... Why was it not prepared properly?' asks one EU national
More than 1 million EU citizens are set to be hit by call charges as they try to work out whether they can stay in the UK after Brexit, PoliticsHome can reveal.
Imagine that you have lived, worked, started a family and built a life in a country which you now call home. And all of a sudden, your rights to do all these things are questioned and soon going to change. Will life be the same?
The Home Office is refusing to reveal how it will use data collected from EU citizens applying to remain in the UK after Brexit.
Please listen to Corinne, the “proudest non-British Brit you can imagine” as she describes herself before the referendum and hear about her struggles now and how she lost all sense of belonging since that vote.
The UK Government will not allow Holyrood ministers to pay £65 settled status fees for European citizens who are working in Scotland's public services, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
I could be deported to Poland if I’m denied settled status in the UK, because I stay at home to care full-time for my disabled son.
What's it like to be an EU citizen living in the UK under the cloud of deportation from your family, your friends, everything you know and love? I sat down with "In Limbo" and "The 3 Million" campaigner Cosi Doerfel Hill to find out.
‘You could have quite a lot of children who could pass the deadline for the settlement scheme, be completely unaware of their rights – and to lose their rights’.
Residency, work and healthcare rights would be ‘in pieces’ for years, says senior EU official.
'What really got my alarm bells ringing is this sentence under the privacy policy heading: "We may also share your information with other public and private sector organisations in the UK and overseas."'
Housebound Marguerite Skerret is one of 3.7 million EU citizens having to apply for settled status.
It is critical that we do not lose focus – waiving the fee does not take away the problems with the application process.