Expert Insight

Expert insight from guestposts written by those most knowledgable in the immigration and migrants rights fields, sharing their expertise.

El Gordo Spanish Lottery

What is the El Gordo Spanish Lottery?

Have you ever wondered what the El Gordo Spanish lottery is? If so, then our team is on hand today to help you find out a little more about the El Gordo lottery, how it started, and the lottery’s key role in the Spanish Christmas celebrations...

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Visa Check Page Leaves EU Citizens Misinformed

In his guest post, Lara Parizotto from the Young Europeans Network shows the propensity for misinformation on the government’s visa check page for EU citizens, making informed decisions on their futures in the UK much harder. On the face of...

COVID-19 Exposes the False Promise of Isolationism

Dan Fisher, editor-in-chief of Uncommon Ground Media, unpicks the isolationist approach adopted by Western countries in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, whereby governments have focused primarily on protecting those within their own borders. Few...

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Response to Government Announcement on Immigration

Matthew Davies, partner and Head of Business Immigration at Midlands law firm Wright Hassall, responds to the Government’s announcement of post-Brexit immigration changes which ends free movement and brings EEA nationals within a “new”...

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The EU Settlement Scheme: One Lawyer’s Take

Following the UK’s departure from the European Union, EU nationals living in the UK will have to apply for either Settled Status or Pre-Settled Status before 30 June 2021 if they wish to continue living here after that date. This requirement came as...

Resisting Hate anti-hate organisation

Q&A: The Vision and Success of Resisting Hate

Roanna Carleton-Taylor is one of the founding members of anti-hate organisation Resisting Hate. Speaking to ImmiNews about how the organisation has grown since its inception in 2016, Roanna discusses its core values and their primary objective of...