Briefing on the Immigration Act 2014 and pilot immigration checks

The Immigration Act 2014, piloting immigration checks in the private rented sector and the potential for race discrimination is a briefing from the Race Equality Foundation and Equanomics.

This briefing: a) outlines the pilot launched in the West Midlands on 1st December 2014; b) overviews key race equality concerns including issues being raised by MPs and comments on the new Code of Practice on avoiding unlawful discrimination; and c) highlights the independent work, to monitor this new framework, being undertaken by the Movement Against Xenophobia and key equalities and housing partners.

It was written by Leander Neckles in December 2014.