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Beyond the hostile environment

Publication Report Society & migration IPPR
Topic: Society & migration

The EU settlement scheme and the hostile environment

In this briefing paper, we will explore the implications of the end of the EU settlement scheme and outline which cohorts are at most risk as the deadline passes.

29/06/2021
Publication Briefing Society & migration IPPR

Beyond the hostile environment

In this final report on the 'hostile environment', we assess six different policy options for addressing its adverse impacts on individuals and communities and for reforming the current system of immigration enforcement. 

09/02/2021
Publication Report Society & migration IPPR

Immigration policy statement

Eight leading employers' associations joint statement in support of IPPR immigration reform policy proposals to increase flexibility and reward employers who invest in local skills

03/11/2020
Blog post Jobs & skills Society & migration IPPR

Building a post-Brexit immigration system for the economic recovery

The UK is set to introduce a new system for work-based immigration in January 2021. For the first time in decades, the government will apply the same rules on migration to both EU and non-EU citizens.

03/11/2020
Publication Report Society & migration Progressive Brexit Coronavirus response IPPR

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

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