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Archive | December, 2015

Can you help to transport clothing (in Leeds) destined for Dunkirk and Calais on Mon 21st or Tues 22nd December?

This is an opportunity to directly help refugees in Dunkirk, Calais and on the trail across Europe from Syria. Please consider helping if you can at any point across either day. On Mon 21st and Tues 22nd December 8am-4pm we need hands to shift donated items from Meanwood Road [ Unit 25 Penreavons Light Industrial […]

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Govt Consultations – Extending health charging to primary care, A&E; & student loans for migrants with limited leave to remain

Instead – read the brilliant “Be the Change” Newsletter from Lorna at Regional Asylum Activism  “In this month’s edition of Be The Change, we’re calling on activists to take the fight against the Immigration Bill to the House of Lords, defend access to primary healthcare for refused asylum seekers, and to keep calling for safe […]

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Migration Policy Update September 2015 – Migration Yorkshire

This was published in September 2015, but we missed it. It contains an overview of the latest statistics, policy and research on migration issues affecting partner organisations in Yorkshire and Humber. This issue covers: migration trends [national data on long-term international migration and asylum seekers] refugee crises in the news [covering: Calais, the European refugee […]

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Job opportunity: Volunteers manager (Befriending) at LASSN

Salary: Between £24,000 and £27,000 (pro rata) depending on skills/experience Hours: 20 hours per week Location: Ebor Court, Westgate, Leeds, LS1 4ND Closing date for applications: 9am, Wednesday 6th January The post is available for a fixed-term of 3 years and may be extended, subject to funding. Leeds Asylum Seekers’ Support Network (LASSN) is looking […]

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Notes from MultiAgency meeting 14th September 2015

These are very basic  – apologies for any missing info. Please email [email protected] with any clarifications of updates Bill from Migration Yorkshire Immigration Bill   Possible abolition of Section 4. May affect the responses of Local Authorities to the needs of destitute children. Excellent response by Lorna Gledhill International Picture Navy is now helping with […]

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