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People on the move: legal & HR responses: Non-citizens & deporation

Subjects: Law, Refugee Studies


Within member states of the EU) the phrase "third country nationals"  (TCN) is used to refer to non-EU nationals while in a EU member state.

Terms to use for subject searches in SOLO:

Political refugees -- Civil rights 

Immigrants -- Civil rights 

Refugees -- Civil rights 

Aliens -- Civil rights


Subject searches to try in SOLO:

Deportation -- Great Britain

 Emigration and immigration law -- Great Britain

The Official Papers collection on Floor 0 of the Law Library will have a lot of material for researching the development of UK government policy over the years.

UK help

Various charities seek to improve the lot of non-citizens in the UK.

Some are linked (in alphabetical order) below:

Hate crimes in UK are  "Crimes committed against someone because of their disability, gender-identity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation are hate crimes and should be reported to the police. 
Hate crimes can include: threatening behaviour, assault, robbery, damage to property, inciting others to commit hate crimes, harassment "

Discrimination in UK
It is against the law to discriminate against anyone on the basis of any of the following ‘protected characteristics’:
age, being or becoming a transsexual person, being married or in a civil partnership, being pregnant or on maternity leave, disability, 
race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion, belief or lack of religion/belief, sex, or  sexual orientation.
This protection applies: in employment law, in education, in consumer law,  when using public services, when buying or renting property or when a
member or guest of a private club or association