Posts Tagged: family migration

Migrants’ Rights Network: Immigration controls, but at what cost?

PM Theresa May has now set out her vision for a UK outside the EU. UKREN Coordinator Alan Anstead takes a look at what this could mean to real families where one partner is from an EU country and the other a Brit. Along the way he shares his personal story as someone in just this situation.

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(Migrants’ Rights Network) The Calais Jungle – a beacon for the fight against refugee injustice

The Jungle camp in Calais has challenged the indifference of official Europe to the plight of refugees for close on two decades. It has survived previous attempts at demolition. As long as the grievances that gave rise to remain it will come back to haunt the conscience of the continent.

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Migrant’s Rights Network: The referendum vote – what will happen to the rights of migrants?

We respond to the outcome of the referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union.

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Migrants’ Rights Network: £18,600 income requirement – pricing UK workers out of a family life

Ruth Grove-White* New research by MRN shows the uneven impacts of the minimum income requirement across the UK, and calls for change towards a fairer system for family migration. A few weeks ago, we were contacted by a lady called Margaret, who lives in South Wales. Margaret has worked for the past decade as a

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Family reunification in the UK: ‘Keeping families apart’ – MRN briefing on family migration policy

The MRN (Migrants’ Rights Network) campaign on family migration releases a new briefing paper showing that a higher income threshold for family migration could shut out 50% of the UK working population from bringing a spouse or partner here – with ethnic minorities, women and children particularly hit.

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