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MV quoted in Eastern Eye story about new government

MV quoted in Eastern Eye story about new government

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 Migrant Voice - MV quoted in Eastern Eye story about new government

On 31 December 2019, Eastern Eye published an article about charities' concerns regarding the immigration policies of the new government. The views of Migrant Voice were among them.

“After this general election, we stand in solidarity with our members and with all migrants in the UK, many of whom are already suffering the daily dehumanising consequences of current policies and may be fearing what lies ahead," MV said.

“Free movement could end after Brexit and all future migrants subjected to a points-based system – a system we believe is crude, subjective and discriminatory.

“The NHS surcharge could increase to £625 per person per year – an extortionate and unjustifiable figure that will leave yet more families impoverished.

“The EU Settlement Scheme is likely to continue unchanged, the government failing to recognise that tens of thousands of people will be left without status as a result of it, and that tens of thousands of others are facing problems with applying.”

Read the full article here.