The Covid-19 pandemic has been a fundamental shock all over the world. Thousands have already lost their lives in the UK alone, and the economic and social impacts have been significant, including on migrants and migration.
Migrant key workers in the UK have been critical in saving lives and keeping the country functioning, and migrants have also been affected by the disease. Migration flows into and out of the UK have been seriously affected and many businesses have faced temporary shut-downs or been forced to close permanently, leaving both local and migrant workers facing profound difficulties.
The set of briefings and analyses listed below all contain at least some consideration of how the Covid-19 crisis has affected migration to and from the UK, migrants themselves, data collection or other aspects of the UK’s migration debate.
Impact of the crisis
- Locking out the keys? Migrant key workers and post-Brexit immigration policies
- Between a rock and a hard place: the COVID-19 crisis and migrants with No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF)
- The health of migrants in the UK
- Migrants’ labour market profile and the health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic
- Children of migrants in the UK
- Deportation and Voluntary Departure from the UK
- Immigration Detention in the UK
- Migrant Remittances to and from the UK
- Net migration to the UK
- Work visas and migrant workers in the UK