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Access denied: The human impact of the hostile environment

Publication Report Society & migration Equality Population and demographics IPPR
Topic: Society & migration

Access denied: The human impact of the hostile environment

Over the past decade, the government has rolled out a series of measures aimed at creating a ‘hostile environment’ for people living in the UK without immigration status. In this report, we assess the impacts of the hostile environment on individuals and communities.

03/09/2020
Publication Report Society & migration Equality Population and demographics IPPR

Testing times: Universal credit and the habitual residence test

Non-UK citizens and UK citizens returning from living abroad face different barriers to making a claim to universal credit to others living in the UK. They are often required to pass a habitual...

09/07/2020
Publication Report Society & migration Families Progressive Brexit Equality IPPR

Migrant workers and coronavirus: risks and responses

In this short briefing, we set out the economic risks for migrant workers posed by the current Coronavirus crisis and propose a number of urgent measures in response, in order to provide a social...

25/03/2020
Blog post Expert comment Society & migration Coronavirus response IPPR

Level playing field – IPPR Brexit briefing

Last updated  08/06/2020 With the deadline for extending the transition period approaching, the negotiations between the UK and the EU on their post-Brexit relationship are entering a critical...

18/02/2020
Blog post Expert comment Power & politics Society & migration IPPR

Go west: Bristol and the post-Brexit immigration system

The government’s proposals to end freedom of movement will have different consequences for different parts of the UK. This paper explores how the proposals could impact on the economy of Bristol and...

10/10/2019
Publication Report Society & migration Progressive Brexit IPPR