Women’s Budget Group blog: No Recourse to Public Funds – why this policy of hostility disproportionately affects migrant women in UK

Among the many social injustices exposed by the Covid-19 pandemic, severe income losses and the breakdown of vital support systems has resulted in thousands of law-abiding migrant families plummeting into destitution or serious financial hardship.

This blog post, we learn how the continual implementation of prohibitive policies like the No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) rule has exacerbated these financial struggles even further, leaving women and children stranded by the very social security that is supposed to protect them.

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