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Member speaks to Eastern Eye about the impact of the No Recourse to Public Funds condition

Member speaks to Eastern Eye about the impact of the No Recourse to Public Funds condition

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 Migrant Voice - Member speaks to Eastern Eye about the impact of the No Recourse to Public Funds condition

On 24 September, Eastern Eye published a story about the No Recourse to Public Funds condition that leaves so many migrants destitute and struggling.

MV member Sonia* spoke to the news outlet for this story: “It’s very stressful – especially as a par­ent when you feel you are unable to give your children the best. I have struggled to buy school uniforms and there have been times when the school has asked me to buy things such as a costume for a school play and I felt like I had failed my children (because I couldn’t afford it). I constantly think about debts, having to pay off the home office, thinking how I can afford food and rent…it feels impossible.”

Read the full article here.