FammzTV: call for amnesty for undocumented people

There are a number of calls for Leave to Remain in relation to people who are undocumented and in UK.

As a reminder, Status Now 4 All calls for Leave to Remain to be given to all undocumented migrants and those in the legal process. Status Now does not accept the term ‘illegal immigrant’.

This person has written to Boris Johnson and others, and will be outside 10 Downing Street on Saturday 8 August 2020 to press his point. He invites others to join him https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ZNE-eoem6E. See his call, and the Government response to his petition below:


Fammztv@FAMMZTV Gathering at Number 10 Downing street London on Saturday 8th August 2020 13.00 to 15.00…. https://youtu.be/-_80_KPw_Pg | Hindi/Urdu | FAMMZ TV

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Asylum seekers remain at heightened risk of contracting Covid without stronger action from the Home Office

28 July 2020: Home Affairs Committee publishes a report on Home Office preparedness for Covid-19: institutional accommodation

[Comment: so many issues of concern, for example: the use of immigration detention – renewed call for 28 day limit; strong criticism on many levels of decisions made by housing providers to move people into ‘hotel’ accommodation and take away their personal allowance; the need for proper safeguarding, risk assessment, and impact on mental health in relation to people in multi-occupation accommodation; difficulties experienced in remaining safe in multi-occupation units for people themselves and in relation to others around them – and strong criticism of putting two strangers in one room; lack of provision of internet to enable people to access information, consult GPs etc.; lack of provision of sanitising and other products or increase in allowance to enable people to buy these themselves.]

Please read the summary and conclusions/recommendations below to get some idea of what people in the asylum system have been experiencing.


Status Now for All #healthandsafetyforall … The coronavirus is with us for the long term. If Leave to Remain were given to all undocumented people and those in the legal process, provision would be made to enable them to able to access the services they need, and these problems would not continue going forward.

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Residents of Cahersiveen direct provision centre on hunger strike

Residents are demanding to be moved to other direct provision centres
Residents are demanding to be moved to other direct provision centres

29 July 2020: RTÉ: Around 30 residents of a controversial direct provision centre at Cahersiveen in Co Kerry, say they have begun refusing food, describing their living conditions as inhumane.

They are demanding to be moved to other direct provision centres elsewhere in the country.

The centre is located at the former Skellig Star boutique hotel and was opened in mid-March, when over 100 residents were moved there.

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#WeNeedAnswers Campaign

The Ubele Initiative, a social enterprise which supports BAME communities which coined the #WeNeedAnswers campaign, has sent an urgent pre-action protocol 23-page letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson after they say he did not acknowledge or respond to two previous pleas for action voicing concerns over BAME deaths.

As reported by ITV: read here

From The Ubele Initiative: BREAKING NEWS: We’ve launched legal action with @LeighDay_Law against the Government over their failure to ta… https://t.co/DyUv0k8ikYJun 20, 2020, 6:50 PM

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