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A community interest company is taking legal action against a funder in a row over Brexit rules.
Sian Norris reports on how delays to family permits for spouses, parents and children of EU nationals and British citizens in the UK are causing families untold emotional distress.
BORDERS Buses is facing a “major” recruitment issue as fears mount that there will not be enough drivers to meet demand.
Over two million Europeans with pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) can become illegal migrants if they fail to apply for a residency permit in the UK or their application isn’t recognised, the authorities remind.
The Liberal Democrats are to set out a roadmap for Britain to rejoin the European Union single market – reversing the most damaging parts of Brexit. / The proposed policy would ultimately reinstate free movement and trade.
Oxford researchers warn design of scheme could see people lose right to stay in UK.
“For many they may mean lost job opportunities, missing out on rental properties, being refused loans/or mortgages,” EU citizens campaign group In Limbo said.
Some European Union nationals who have failed to prove that they have applied for residence status in Britain even though they settled in the UK before the Brexit transition period risk losing their jobs, homes, and access to other public services.
Thousands of British citizens may be waiting for family permits to be able to move to the UK, but the Home Office reportedly rejected freedom of information requests and parliamentary questions on data from the former Brexit select committee chair, Hilary Benn.
A FAMILY with settled status in the UK has told how confusion over post-Brexit immigration rules left them struggling to return to their home in Scotland after a Christmas break.
After months of discussions, the authority overseeing the rights of EU citizens in the UK has launched a legal action against the Home Office over the treatment of 2.5 million people who should be protected under the Brexit deal.
“Are they going to break our family apart?"
Statutory body says 2.5 million EU nationals settled in UK have been put at automatic risk of losing rights.
First, the lorry drivers dried up. Now, lobbyists in post-Brexit Britain are warning of another looming skills shortage: bankers.
Some people cannot prove they are in the country legally because of glitch in digital residency permits.
The scheme offers EU nationals the opportunity to apply for settled or pre-settled status in the UK. / However, access to this support varies between holders of EU settled status and of pre-settled status. Questions are being asked of the European Commission whether the UK is complying with its obligations.
People awaiting decisions having problems applying for jobs and moving house, say campaigners.
Some EU nationals in Wales may not be aware they need to apply for their children to be allowed to stay in the UK, according to charities.
Irena Jendrycha was liberated from an Austrian concentration camp just 12 minutes before they were to be murdered. She has lived in Dundee most of her adult life but still has not been told whether or not she has a 'right' to stay in the UK.
The plight of Dundee Holocaust survivor Irena Jendrycha has been raised again in Parliament. / Irena, 77, described the experience of applying for settled status after Brexit like something from “the horrors of her past” and the process left her feeling as if “any goodness was sucked out of me like a syringe”.
Home Office figures caused speculation that number of Europeans in UK had been underestimated.
Citizens told to complain if rights have been breached, as number of applicants surges before deadline.
Thousands who fled their war-torn country stand to lose their right to work, rent a home and access NHS.
Pressure grows for UK to extend Wednesday’s settlement-scheme cut-off date as backlog of applications grows and helplines crash.
So five years after the referendum, and six months from leaving the single market, what's the slogan from businesses most affected? Bureaucracy, delay, cost.