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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (8 – 22 September 2021)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. ASYLUM, MIGRATION, BORDERS & CITIZENSHIP Asylum and migrant rights 8 September: An open letter to European MEPs from NGOs says that a draft resolution to expand Eurodac, to include fingerprints, facial images, passport or ID card details, including

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (26 August – 8 September 2021)

  A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. ASYLUM, MIGRATION, BORDERS & CITIZENSHIP Asylum and migrant rights 25 August: Proposed migration legislation in Greece paves the way for extra fines and fees for asylum seekers and migrants who submit late applications as well as organisations

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (12 -26 August 2021)

  A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. ASYLUM, MIGRATION, BORDERS & CITIZENSHIP Afghanistan crisis 12 August: Germany, France and the Netherlands all temporarily halt deportations to Afghanistan as the Taliban makes sweeping gains.  (Al Jazeera, 12 August 2021) 16 August: The Conservative Austrian interior

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (15 – 29 July 2021)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. ASYLUM, MIGRATION, BORDERS & CITIZENSHIP Asylum and migrant rights 14 July: The immigration minister states that more than 6 million European citizens have applied for settled status, but there are almost 6,000 cases outstanding for over a year,

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (1 – 15 July 2021)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. ASYLUM, MIGRATION, BORDERS & CITIZENSHIP Asylum and Migrant rights 1 July:  At least two hundred undocumented migrants mark the 100th day of an occupation at two universities and a church in Brussels, Belgium. Some are too weak to

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (17 June – 1 July 2021)

  A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. ASYLUM, MIGRATION, BORDERS & CITIZENSHIP Asylum and migrant rights 15 June: A refugee family win their case against HMRC for child tax credit backdated to their date of arrival, after waiting six years for refugee status. (The

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (3 – 17 June 2021)

  A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. ASYLUM, MIGRATION, BORDERS & CITIZENSHIP Asylum and migrant rights 3 June: Following the launch of a legal challenge to the exclusion under ‘no recourse to public funds’ rules of British children of migrant parents from the Healthy

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (20 May – 3 June 2021)

  A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. ASYLUM, MIGRATION, BORDERS & CITIZENSHIP Asylum and migrant rights 19 May: Newly elected SNP MP Anum Qaisar-Javed calls for Westminster to devolve immigration, arguing in her maiden speech that the UK’s points-based system is ‘deeply flawed’ and

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (6 – 20 May 2021)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. ASYLUM, MIGRATION, BORDERS & CITIZENSHIP Asylum and migrant rights 13 May: The Home Office is asked to extend the consultation period on its planned immigration reforms, which ran concurrently with the devolved nations’ parliamentary elections, leaving those nations

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (April 22 – 6 May 2021)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. ASYLUM AND MIGRATION Asylum and migrant rights 22 April: Eight leading law firms join the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants to offer free advice to Windrush scandal victims after the revelation that in two years, fewer

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