Welcome to the PICUM newsletter, where we will update you about issues concerning undocumented people. The updates will focus on systemic issues including regularisations, criminalisation of solidarity, detention and returns, labour rights and channels, access to health-care, access to justice, undocumented children and families.
 
 
 
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BORDER MANAGEMENT
 
Advocates urge reform of proposed human rights monitoring at EU borders
 
Estimates find that EU Migration Pact could increase immigration detention centres fifty-fold
 
Frontex launches new legal action against pro-transparency campaigners
 
 
CRIMINALISATION OF SOLIDARITY
 
Council of Europe condemns new Greek law on NGO registration
 
Croatia: Migrant human rights defender suffers harassment as authorities revoke asylum
 
 
DATA PROTECTION
 
UN agencies call for data protection and privacy rights in COVID-19 response
 
New reports expose discriminatory impact of migration management technologies
 
 
DETENTION AND RETURNS
 
UK shields Windrush children from deportation
 
European court finds deportation of father contrary to the right to family life
 
Spain and Frontex negotiate new operation to close the Canary Islands migration route
 
New report sheds light on migrant deaths in the English Channel
 
 
LABOUR
 
Belgium refuses to regularise undocumented nurses despite struggling hospitals
 
 
MIGRATION GOVERNANCE
 
European Commission releases new Integration Plan
 
UN Secretary General takes stock of Global Compact for Migration
 
French police uses violence in evacuating migrants’ camp in Paris
 
New study on cities’ responses to undocumented migrants during COVID-19
 
Zurich City proposes city identity card for all its inhabitants
 
 
HEALTH CARE
 
Spain prepares new law to improve access to health care for undocumented people
 
 
REGULARISATION
 
Portugal extends temporary regularisation
 
 
 
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