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Below you will find a selection of articles and interviews that featured East  European Resource Centre.




Evening Standard: EU citizens face ‘anxiety inducing’ race to secure UK settled status

Polish Express (PL): Nawet 45 tysięcy Polek i Polaków może po 30 czerwca zostać na lodzie – wywiad z East European Resource Centre

Cooltura (PL): Issue 900


Financial Times: Thousands risk legal limbo as EU settlement deadline beckons

Le Monde (Article in French): De nombreux résidents européens risquent de vivre dans l’illégalité

Cooltura24 Magazine (Articles in Polish):

Brexit. Czy to koniec przywilejów dla Polaków?

Settled Status, czyli nasz nasz status imigracyjny po 1 stycznia

Huffington Post: First Brexit, Now This: How UK’s Covid-19 Response Has Hit Eastern European Workers

GuardianImmigration rules post-Brexit could fuel modern slavery, say charities 


Sky NewsEU citizens being overlooked for jobs and tenancies ahead of Brexit, Sky News finds

SpectatorPoles are in a quandary over Brexit

Forbes: Figures Show More Eastern Europeans Are Leaving The U.K. After Brexit

Taz.deEU citizens in the UK Falling through the welfare gap 

GuardianSurge in EU citizens unfairly refused access to universal credit

LSE, Brexit blog: What’s wrong with the EU Settlement Scheme, and how to fix it

Europe Street: Postpone ‘settled status’ deadline to 2021, says East Europeans group


Puls Biznesu, 20 December: Ekspert ostrzega przed ryzykiem wyzysku pracowników w Wlk. Brytanii

Wyborcza, 19 December: Londyn ogłosił, co z imigracją po brexicie. “Polacy mogą skończyć w gettach pracowników tymczasowych”

Cooltura, 19th of November: PORADY: Prawo imigracyjne a prawo do zasiłków (text in Polish)

Gazeta Wyborcza, 13 November 2018: Rekordowy exodus pracowników z UE z Wielkiej Brytanii. Wśród nich wielu Polaków (text in Polish)

Cooltura, 2nd of November: Już niedługo chętni będą mogli starać się o settled status (text in Polish)

Tydzien, 29th of September: Badz legalny po brexicie (text in Polish)

The Guardian, 19th of September: Romanians in the UK: ‘If we go, who will do the jobs after Brexit?’ – photo essay

The Guardian, 4th of September: Concerns raised over 59-page handbook on Brexit ‘settled status’ scheme

BILD, 11th of August: Haben die Briten endlich eine Brexit-Strategie? (text in German) 

Gazeta Wyborcza, 21st June (text in Polish): Brytyjski rząd zapowiada wielką rejestrację imigrantów z UE w obliczu brexitu

The Guardian, 5th June: Concerns for eastern Europeans in Brexit ‘settled status’ plan 

Rzeczpospolita, 10 March: Brexit: rząd pozbawi ochrony polskie firmy na Wyspach Brytyjskich

BBC Asian Network, 29 March – “Brexit Special” 

BBC Radio 5 Live, 1st of February“Free movement post Brexit” (recording not available)

Sputnik News, 30th January, 2018“Emergence of New Figures First Step to Combat Hate Crime in UK”

LSE Brexit Blog, 25th January, 2018“Why some eastern Europeans are driven to sleep rough”


Polsat News, 10 November 2017 (text in Polish) 

The Globe Post, 1 November 2017 – “Amid Growing Discrimination in UK, Minorities are Battling Hate” 

Tygodnik Polski, 27 October 2017 (text in Polish, available to read in Goniec Polski)

City News Radio, 25 October 2017 (sorry, recording is not available)

The Guardian, 24 October 2017 – “You’re Polish – you won’t be able to find work’: the employers exploiting confusion over Brexit”#

Rzeczpospolita, 26 May- “Rekordowa liczba Polaków występuje o stałą rezydenturę w W. Brytanii”

Gazeta Prawna, 27 April 2017 (text in Polish)

Interia, 27 April 2017 (text in Polish), 25 April 2017 (text in Polish)

The Washington Post, 3 April 2017 – With Brexit looming, millions wonder whether they can stay in Britain”
AGORA, 22 March 2017 (text in Polish)
Sky NEWS, 20 March 2017 – “Eastern Europeans fear second class future with Brexit” 
Financial Times, 1 March 2017 – “EU citizens face 85 page ‘nightmare’ Brexit Britain form” 
Gazeta Prawna, 18 January 2017 (text in Polish)
BBC 4 Radio, 17 January 2017BBC 4 Radio, 10 January 2017
BuzzFeed News, 10 January 2017 – “Polish People Fear Brexit Negotiations Will Bring A Fresh Wave Of Hate Crime”, 10 January 2017The Observer, 7 January 2017 – “Poles in UK are scared ti speak up on hate crimes”2016:Daily Star, 13 December 2016 – “Jeremy Clarkson and Grand Tour crew in another row over migrant jibe” i Newspaper, 16 November 2016 – “Eastern Europeans are not ‘flocking’ or ‘surging’ to the UK – they’re coming like they always have” ITV Agenda, 25 October 2016Deutche Welle, 19 September 2016 – “Eastern European migrants in the UK face growing hostility”BBC Inside Out, 5 September 2016BBC Radio London, 5 September 2016Evening Standard, 5 September 2016 – “Intruders broke into our flat and told us: ‘Immigrants go home now’ during post-Brexit hate crime surge”Sky News, 25 August 2016 – “Citizenship Applications From Eastern Europeans Rise Post-Brexit”Open Democracy UK, 12 August 2016 – “When they call Brexit a ‘working-class revolt’, they mean the white British working class”The Guardian, 29 June 2016 – “UK citizenship given to children of eastern European migrants in error” Trouw, 29 June 2016 (text in Dutch)Alternet, 24 June 2016 – “WORLD Refugees and Migrants Wake Up to Brexit and Brace for What Comes Next”TVN, 23 June 2016 (text in Polish)BBC Radio Asian Network, 22 June 2016Turun Sanomat, 6 February 2016 (text in Finnish)Diaspora R0maneasca, 29 January 2016 (text in Romanian)Channel 5, 20 April 20162015: Bulgarians in London, 18 December 2015 (text in Bulgarian)Diaspora Romaneasca, 26 October 2015 (text in Romanian)TVN, 14 May 2015 (text in Polish)2014: Gandul, 18 June 2014 (text in Romanian)

Huffington Post, 17 December 2014- ” Empower Migrants to Challenge Unscrupulous Employers, Instead of Blaming Them for Undercutting Wages” 

France 24, 21 May 2014 – “European elections: Immigration dominates UK campaign” 

 (French version)

BTV, 1 Juanuary 2014 (text in Bulgarian)

BTV Novinite, 1 January 2014 (text in Bulgarian)