1/ The UK Govt has published more details on the digital documentation that will be issued to EU citizens for the new immigration status, Settled Status. We have been criticising the digital format as we believe this will lead to discrimination. But...
gov.uk/government/pub…
2/... yesterday's information provides even more reason for concern in regards to potentially even greater discrimination. The deadline for applying for Settled Status according to Govt website and in line with the Withdrawal Agreement is June 2021.
gov.uk/settled-status…
3/ but according to the information provided by the Govt yesterday only Settled Status documentation, not passports or ID cards will be valid as proof of residence from 1st January 2021.
4/ That leaves 6 months between January 2021 & June 2021 in which EU citizens are not legally required to apply for Settled Status but are legally required to hold Settled or pre Settled Status in order not to fall into the #HostileEnvironment.
5/ this might just be an oversight by the Govt, but it needs addressing urgently by @ukhomeoffice, @carolinenokes & @sajidjavid. Employers, landlords & banks will be forced to discriminate against potentially 1,000s of EU citizens who reside in the UK completely legally. /end

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Oct 2, 2018
1/ On @IainDale at @LBC Iain Duncan Smith again called for benefits to be restricted or cut for future EU citizens arriving and working in the UK. Giving the impression that EU citizens in general are a drain on the system. Apart from the MAC report disproving this...
2/... Iain Duncan Smith's £4bn (sounds big) benefit claim needs to be seen in relation. His number is correct, here his sources from his own report
3/... but what he misses is putting this number in relation to the overall benefits spend of the UK which stands at £153bn excluding pensions for the year 2017
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Oct 2, 2018
1/ on @BBCr4today Theresa May confirmed that Freedom of Movement will end on March 30th next year in case of a no deal Brexit. No transition, no implementation period. Plunging 3.6m EU citizens, despite continuing to live legally in the UK, directly into the #HostileEnvironment
3/ last week the Prime Minister promised to protect the #citizensrights of EU citizens no matter what Brexit outcome. Within the #HostileEnvironment this is becoming meaningless though.
4/ without a transition period for Freedom of Movement there will suddenly be 3.6m legal EU citizens - with their #citizensrights protected - unable prove to landlords, banks, the NHS and employers that they have the right to reside and work in the UK
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Oct 1, 2018
1/ "Cabinet ministers have been warned that the introduction of a new migration system [for EU citizens] could cause a '#Windrush-style' crisis." writes @SamCoatesTimes in @thetimes
2/ "[...]cabinet sources have revealed private warnings that the plans to change the rules for EU citizens who come in future could cause chaos." @SamCoatesTimes continues
3/ "Whitehall is trying to work out how to distinguish EU citizens born outside Britain who already live and work here, and are treated the same as UK citizens, from those who arrive after Brexit, who will not be." @SamCoatesTimes can reveal
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Sep 30, 2018
1/ Let's see how many of the 3.6m EU citizens in the UK are going to get 'caught up in it [the #HostileEnvironment]' @10DowningStreet?
2/Private landlords already uncertain about extending rental agreements for EU citizens post March 2019 @@RLA_PEARL research shows
news.rla.org.uk/brexit-uncerta…
3/ Employers are already uncertain about hiring EU citizens - this will only worsen during the transition period when many EU citizens will not yet hold Settled Status. And it will be absolute chaos under no-deal Brexit
theguardian.com/politics/2017/…
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Sep 29, 2018
We need your support
September is almost over and our team has been extremely busy this month fighting for the #citizensrights of the 3.6m EU citizens in the UK.
But we do need your continued support to keep us going. You can help us here
the3million.org.uk/join-us
September 1st marked #800DaysInLimbo for the 3.6m EU citizens in the UK & 1.2m @BritishInEurope.
And we started the month by writing a letter to @MichelBarnier & @DominicRaab - telling them that #EnoughIsEnough - asking them to finally commit to #citizensrights by ring fencing the already agreed rights no matter what Brexit outcome
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Sep 27, 2018
@WalthamstowAcad care to comment please. This is unacceptable and all of the claims on here have been disproven by the recent MAC report. This is pure indoctrination of young minds with false stereotypes of immigration and specifically the Polish.
@stellacreasy
There are about 8k Polish citizens living in Waltham Forest Council. Many of their children will attend @WalthamstowAcad. Have you considered the impact of this poorly drafted error riddled homework on these children & how they might be perceived among their peers in the cohort?
If you'd rather teach your pupils the facts about immigration than further spreading false divisive stereotypes we'd recommend reading our summary of the MAC report on EU immigration
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