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New Fulbright scholar at IRiS

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Dr Lauren Heidbrinnk (California State University) successfully applied for a Fulbright award in the 2018-19 Fulbright-Schuman programme with the support of Dr Nando Sigona at IRiS.
Date:
19/04/2018

Talks on Europe's 'migration crisis' at Harvard and University of Waterloo

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Dr Nando Sigona presented his work at two universities.
Date:
19/04/2018

Eurochildren on the Guardian front page

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The project findings were extensively reported in the Guardian and other publications.
Date:
19/04/2018

Windrush generation is not alone – children of EU-born citizens could be next

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Dr Nando Sigona writes for The Conversation: When freedom of movement is revoked, legal migrants are suddenly asked to prove they have the right to reside. Theresa May, the UK prime minister, and Amber Rudd, home secretary, have both apologised for the distress caused by the treatment of the so-called "Windrush generation", in the face of mounting pressure from MPs and the wider public.
Date:
18/04/2018

Thousands of children of EU parents at risk of falling into the cracks of Brexit – research

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The study found the nature and quality of rights of many EU citizens and their future residence in the UK would be thrown into question, particularly for children, whose status is dependent on their parents.
Date:
29/03/2018

Another dangerous 'National Us': you can't have a more integrated society in a hostile environment

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Dr Nando Sigona writes for Open Democracy in response to the Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper released on 14 March 2018: The UK Government's strategy is not for an integrated society, focusing on what government and society could and should do, but for integrated 'communities', code word for everyone else.
Date:
22/03/2018

Has time come for integrated communities? IRiS response to DHCLG green paper

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The much awaited Department of Housing, Communities and Local Government's (DHCLG) Integrated Communities Strategy green paper was released on 14 March 2018. In a series of IRiS blogs we give our reactions, based on some two decades of research into integration in the UK and Europe, to the Green Paper.
Date:
16/03/2018

Leaving the EU: the Impact on Human Rights

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IRiS Deputy Director, Dr Nando Sigona, has been invited to give his expert insight on the potential impact of Brexit on family life for a panel discussion chaired by Jean Lambert, Green Party MEP.
Date:
15/03/2018
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