- Feb 27, 2020
Priests in England and Wales are being urged to remind Catholic parishioners from European Union countries to register for a post-Brexit “settlement scheme” or risk repatriation.
The U.K. government must step up its efforts to provide sanctuary for migrants and to fight trafficking gangs in the wake of the discovery of a truck containing 39 frozen corpses, a bishop said.
Windrush Day is being marked in the UK, but the issues surrounding last year’s scandal over the attempted deportation of legal Caribbean immigrants has put a shadow over the celebrations.
British Prime Minster Theresa May’s announcement that the government is scrapping a planned fee for EU citizens remaining in the UK has been welcomed by the Catholic Church.
European citizens living in the United Kingdom should not have to pay a fee to remain in the country after Brexit if they are “vulnerable,” according to the England and Wales bishops’ conference.