The Citizens’ Rights Project is expanding its services for European citizens by providing a multilingual rights service for EU citizens in Scotland. The purpose of the service is to provide free information, advice and assistance, in community languages, for EU citizens who encounter problems in employment, housing, benefits, social services, and in accessing public services, particularly as a result of the pandemic.
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Help us to gather evidence about the issues and difficulties faced by EU migrants in Scotland by answering two short surveys, available in several languages.
This activity report describes the activities the Citizens Rights Project have carried out over the period since June 2020.
A new report asking important questions to the UK & Scottish Governments following Brexit.
In this new resource we have gathered common questions about the EU Settlement Scheme, based on queries from our followers, supporters and clients.
The UK left the European Union on 31 January 2020. Free movement between the UK and the European Union ended on 31 December 2020 and on 1 January 2021, the UK implemented a points-based immigration system that prioritises skills and talent over where a person comes from. For more information read the application guidance. Last updated:31...
You can now access our latest research briefing on access to welfare benefits and pensions for EU citizens with pre-settled and settled status prepared by Nina Miller Westoby, a socio-legal researcher based at the University of Glasgow.
The next Scottish Parliament election is due to take place on Thursday 6 May 2021. As an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen you might be able to vote for the Members of the Scottish Parliament, or MSPs, who represent you and make decisions on devolved matters in Scotland.
We have launched an appeal to raise funds to assist the most vulnerable clients with some of the costs they might incur to be able to apply for pre-settled or settled status.
The Citizens Rights Project will soon open a multilingual rights centre for EU citizens in Edinburgh during the pandemic who needs assistance with their employment, housing and benefits rights, among other things.