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Update from Asylum Matters – Q1 2017 Stats, Destitute Pregnant Women, Destitution in Scotland, Manifestos

Shamelessly ripping off Andrea’s work Q1 2017 Asylum Stats  The immigration statistics for January to March 2017 have been released today. Key asylum figures are below and you can find the data tables here. Applications:  In Q1 (2017), there were 6,516 asylum applications, compared with 7,419 in Q4 (2016). Decisions:  There were 5,953 initial decisions in Q1 […]

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Job: Team leader at BEACON 21hrs/week £23k

The Board of Trustees is seeking an experienced and dynamic Team Leader to support and develop the work of BEACON, following our recent strategic review. The organisation was established 12 years ago to support asylum seekers through its four projects: CHAT Conversation Club, CHAT Phoenix House, McKenzie Friends and Hosting. The Team Leader will have […]

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“The Translator” at The Hub – 23rd & 25th June

Think about a time you didn’t understand what was happening around you. Perhaps you didn’t understand the language, or why people were acting a certain way, or perhaps you were just in a meeting that was going way over your head. The Translator is a dynamic, surprising and humorous examination of how we communicate and […]

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