Are you an EU or non-EU national in an abusive relationship whose immigration status depends on an EU/EEA/Swiss partner with settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS)? If you are thinking about leaving your partner (or have already left them) because of domestic violence or abuse, and you are worried about your immigration status in the UK, you should seek legal advice from a solicitor or an OISC adviser and collect as much evidence as possible.
Author: Noelia Martinez (Noelia Martinez)
Learn about your rights as a migrant in the UK with our new multilingual factsheets
Citizens Rights Project have produced information sheets explaining, in simple terms, a number of essential rights for EU migrants and how they can be accessed. They offer easy-to-understand guidance in different languages and provide further resources for support.
EU citizens in Scotland want physical proof of their immigration status
Nearly 90% of the participants who have completed a survey organised by the Citizens Rights Project have said that they would like to have a physical proof of their pre-settled or settled status to reside in the UK. At the moment, EU citizens who have the right to stay in the UK can only prove that with a digital profile.
Citizens Rights Project awarded £10,000 to raise awareness on the Windrush Scheme across Scotland
We are delighted to announced that our project is one of the 13 organisations to receive funding through the Windrush Community Fund.
Temporary welfare rights adviser
Temporary welfare rights adviser The Citizens Rights Project is a Scottish charity, which works to support and advise EU citizens in Scotland. We are currently undertaking a project which will produce and disseminate information to those communities about key welfare benefits, particularly the new Scottish social security benefits, and universal credit. We are seeking to employ a person to research and...
20/09/2021 | CRP Activity Report (June 20- Dec 21)
This activity report describes the activities the Citizens Rights Project have carried out over the period since June 2020.
16/09/2021 | “Asking some important questions” report
A new report asking important questions to the UK & Scottish Governments following Brexit.
Frequently Asked Questions about the EU Settlement Scheme
In this new resource we have gathered common questions about the EU Settlement Scheme, based on queries from our followers, supporters and clients.
30/03/2021 | Research paper on access to benefits and pensions for EU citizens
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.