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Resource of the week #60: Unlocking Detention’s “Home Office Phrasebook”

Unlocking Detention have produced a great opinion/think piece called “Your pocket Home Office phrasebook: A dialect of dehumanisation.” It’s a polemical piece that some people might disagree with – but it’s a useful and timely reflection on the language we use about the people we work alongside. Click on the link, or the picture below  […]

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SERVICES: African Rainbow Family – LGBTIQ support for BAME groups, including refugees

African Rainbow Family (ARF) is a non-for-profit charitable organisation that support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people of African heritage and the wider Black Asian Minority Ethnic groups. ARF was established in 2014 by a lesbian refugee in the wake of some Commonwealth countries in Africa’s toxic and draconian anti-gay laws; persecutions […]

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Resource of the week #59: Migration Observatory

Every quarter we publish the most up to date Asylum Stats on the Blog. (We’ve usually stolen the content from Refugee Council via Asylum Matters). What these numbers sometimes lack is a sense of context, and where they fit into the bigger narratives of migration, historical context, and issues experienced by people from particular countries. […]

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TRAINING, NRPF: Free training on families with NRPF from Project 17 and Migrant Action

Migrant Action in collaboration with Project 17 will be hosting a training for practitioners supporting families with no recourse to public funds on the 13th of March 2019. The session will run from 10.30-4pm at Oak House, Waxwing Room Park Lane, LS3 1EL, Leeds on Wednesday 13th March For people interested they can find out more on the Migrant […]

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