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The need to signpost European nationals for advice on settled status in the UK Now that the UK has left the European Union all EU, EEA or Swiss citizens living in Northern Ireland must apply to have their legal status confirmed. They must apply for a new EU immigration status

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A recurrent theme in migrant experience here is one of contrast. There are many difficulties faced by migrants who come to Northern Ireland, but sometimes even the very people who have experienced these difficulties also find it a friendly place and many people come here because they have been told

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Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy. Proverbs 31:8–9 People who move to another country usually do so in order to improve their lives. Most newcomers to

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‘We had to do everything ourselves …. We were here a year with no documents’.                                             Female A2 national ‘I have not received a contract. No-one has a contract. No safety instructions, no induction, nothing’.                                                   Male A8 national Quotes from two migrant workers, in Forced Labour in Northern Ireland (Allamby et

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Migrants in Northern Ireland generally report their health to be good. There can nevertheless be health problems associated with migration. These include: Finding and registering with a doctor (the term ‘GP’ is usually unfamiliar) Language barriers Failure to have basic cultural needs met in hospital e.g. dietary needs Some migrants

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