The Movement Against Xenophobia — of which we are a member — have organised a day of action against the newish family immigration rules. The long and the short of it is that the rules seek to prevent you from having a family with people from outside of the EU. Heaven for fend that we should have non-British born people in our midst.
The important date is 9th July. The venue Westminster.
10am – 11.30am</The All Party Parliamentary Group on Migration meets to discuss the impacts of two years of severe restrictions.
Grimmond Room, Portcullis House, Westminster SW1A 2LW. Chaired by Paul Blomfield MP, speakers include Andrew Percy MP (Cons) Katy Clark MP (Lab), Ryan Shorthouse (Bright Blue), Saira Grant (JCWI). There’s an eventbrite registration for the APPG here.
12.30pm – 1.30pm Protest against the Family Rules
outside the Home Office, Marsham Street SW1P 4DF. Called by Divided Families Campaign (MRN, JCWI, BritCits), supported by MAX.
6.30pm – 8.00pm Adult Dependent Relatives<, report launch.
JCWI & BritCits have, over the past six months researched and put together a report into the impacts on children and families of the Family Migration Rules on those who cannot bring their Adult Dependent Relatives to the UK. “A ban masquerading as a rule” as one legal practitioner put it. Sarah Teather MP, hosts the launch of the report. Register for the launch here.