Three of London’s largest homelessness charities (St. Mungo’s, Thames Reach and Change, Grow, Live – formerly known as Crime Reduction Initiative), Greater London Authority (GLA), local borough councils, and the Mayor of London are collaborating with the Home Office to have EU (European Union) rough sleepers detained without charge and removed to their country of origin purely on the basis that they are rough sleeping. Continue reading “Twitter storm: stop homelessness charities collaborating with Immigration Compliance and Enforcement”
Check out New powers being used to deport homeless migrants, campaigners warn on the Independent.
Thanks actually due to HASL for the FOIs! ♥
Join NELMA and Akwaaba on Monday 27th February at 7pm at Hackney Picturehouse for an evening against refugee and migrant homelessness.
Continue reading “NELMA & Akwaaba Film Screening: L’Abri”
We were interviewed by Another Europe is Possible on the issue of the deportation of rough sleeping EU nationals. Continue reading “Being homeless is not a crime: NELMA interview on the administrative removals of rough sleeping EU nationals”
Home Office guidance on administrative removals of EEA nationals was updated on 1 February. The Home Office have changed their rhetoric around rough sleeping (‘abuse’ is now ‘misuse’) and have clarified ‘proportionality’. Continue reading “Update on EEA Admin Removals”
We wrote an article for NOVARA about migrant families with No Recourse to Public Funds and the issues they face when trying to access support from social services.
Check it out here.
On Tuesday 13 December, North East London Migrant Action (NELMA)  will be protesting Haringey Council’s failure to meet its obligations to destitute children and their families. The demonstration outside the Haringey Civic Centre in Wood Green will begin at 6pm, to coincide with Haringey Council’s Cabinet meeting at 6.30pm. Continue reading “NELMA protest Haringey Council’s cruel treatment of families in need”