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After 9 years in the UK, I'm finally a permanent resident.

If your instinct is to congratulate me, don't. Don't congratulate me on surviving a cruel immigration system.

Instead, I need you to:
-read this thread
-share it
-write to your MP to end the hostile environment
I have been intentionally keeping my mouth shut on this topic because I didn't feel I had a right or that it was safe for me to speak out while my life here was considered 'temporary'. 2/
But the time for keeping quiet is now over. I won’t shut up until this country stops actively hurting immigrants, and I need your help to stop it. 3/
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This is great news! @pritipatel has committed to a full review of the UK's #HostileEnvironment.

This policy is dangerous because it stops people accessing healthcare when they need it.

We look forward to a new approach that's "rooted in humanity". 1/4…
AND the govt. has pledged another £85m for housing rough sleepers during #Covid19UK.

This follows calls from councils & charities, incl. @DOTW_UK, for ongoing support for people experiencing homelessness, who would otherwise struggle to stay safe. 2/4…
Our report #AnUnsafeDistance highlighted the many direct & indirect benefits of the Everyone In scheme, incl. improving rough sleepers' access to healthcare & support services.

See our recommendations going forward 👇… 3/4
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Thank you @ameliagentleman for drawing attention to @JCWI_UK & @DOTW_UK's calls to #scrapNRPF.

Job losses due to COVID-19 have significantly impacted migrants with no access to benefits & they are now struggling to feed their families & pay rent in this #HostileEnvironment.
Since the start of #COVID19, we've seen a huge increase in calls to our advice line from people facing destitution.

Our Rapid Needs Assessment confirms that excluded people, but particularly those with NRPF, are experiencing new destitution & homelessness.

But there's hope...
We've made it easy for the gov, identifying 12 ways it can reduce the pandemic's impact on excluded groups, incl:

👉 lift the NRPF condition on all visas
👉 strengthen destitution prevention & support for people in vulnerable circumstances

Find out more:…
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