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Removals of EEA Migrant workers who are rough sleeping

Removals of EEA Migrant workers who are rough sleeping

Topic created on, Thursday, February 16, 2017 , from London
Has anyone else had experience of UKBA attempting to take action resulting in the threat of administrative removal from the UK for EAA migrants who are working because they are rough sleeping? We were contacted by our local outreach team a few months ago about trying to find some housing quickly as they had come across some Romanian EEA workers in a local park and were concerned that they might be a target for UKBA administrative removal even though they were working. Obviously getting them into housing is the best resolution but that may not be possible immediately (especially in London given the high rents). There is Home Office guidance on this matter - Home Office EEA nationals qualified persons – Guidance 7 April 2015 and European Economic Area administrative removal: consideration and decision – Version 2.0 (this was published for Home Office staff on 4th May 2016) but Jean Demars, is funded by the Strategic Legal Fund to work with Deighton Pierce Glynn and looking into this practice to see if a legal challenge can be mounted through the Human Rights route. If you want to let him know your experience, he can be contacted at j.demars@gold.ac.uk Also, if you want some guidance on what to advise EEA migrants in this position, NELMA (North East London Migrant Action) have some useful downloads, link here: https://nelmacampaigns.wordpress.com/eea-removals/ Is anyone else aware of this and what has been your experience, any advice you can give?
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