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LEGAL MINUTE: immigrants and Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Doubts over government visa promise to NHS migrant workers. From BBC.

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Pandemic puts UK immigration policy under pressure. Emergency exposes how economy and public services depend on low-paid foreign workers. From Financial Times.

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The father of my child is stuck overseas and I don’t know when we’ll next be reunited as a family. From Metro.

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Visa conditions that block thousands of migrants in the UK from accessing most state-funded benefits, tax credits and housing assistance should be suspended during the Covid-19 crisis, the shadow immigration minister has said. From The Guardian.

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MPS highlighted the crucial role of migrants in front-line services in a bid to end the government’s “hostile environment” policy today. From Morning Star.

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A DEVASTATED couple have been told one of them faces being deported after a 17-year long battle with the Home Office. From Gazette.

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Brexit will NOT happen this year because of coronavirus pandemic, says German MP. From LBC.

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LEGAL MINUTE: immigration and lockdown in the UK

The government must reform immigration rules for foreign-born medical staff working in the NHS during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a top professional body for doctors in the UK. From Independent.

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A video featuring UK residents and people of foreign heritage reciting an anti-racist poem has highlighted the crucial role immigrant workers are playing in the Covid-19 outbreak. From The Guardian.

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A woman who has lived in the UK for seven years has been ordered to leave the country within days or face deportation, despite the government advising against all travel during ongoing coronavirus pandemic. From Independent.

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Gaps in Government data are making it difficult to know whether the EU Settlement Scheme is working, immigration experts have claimed. From This is local London.

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After the government banned weddings on 23 March, to prevent the coronavirus pandemic spreading, Liu and Holford have found themselves in immigration limbo. From The Guardian.