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Archive | August, 2018

Home Office Windrush Taskforce Outreach Surgery from 1pm to 5pm on Wednesday 19th September 2018

The Home Office Windrush Taskforce are delivering a community surgery to offer Commonwealth citizens who are concerned about their status, the opportunity to talk in confidence to Home Office staff and request support to resolve their case. The Windrush Taskforce surgery will take place on the 19th September 2018 from 1 to 5pm at the […]

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Job: Organiser- These Walls Must Fall, 21hrs £27,000 FTE (£16,200) Right to Remain

Right to Remain is recruiting: ORGANISER, These Walls Must Fall (South and West Yorkshire) Salary: £27,000 pro-rata (£16,200 for 21 hours per week) Part time (21 hours per week), permanent contract Closing date for applications: 30 September 2018 Leeds or Sheffield based, with travel across South and West Yorkshire, and some other travel within the […]

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Job: Administrator: 15 hrs/wk; £16k pro rata, £6.5 actual; Leeds Refugee Forum

LRF Administrator vacancy Leeds Refugee Forum (LRF) is refugee-led organisation providing direct support to refugees and Refugee Community Organisations in Leeds. We also manage the One Community Centre, a space used by Refugee Community Organisations and local charities. We currently have a vacancy for a part-time administrator (15 hours per week). This post is to […]

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Resource of the week #38: Funding Leeds

If your group or org ever struggles to find the money to do what it does – be sure to look at No – it’s not the most catchy web address, but you can bookmark it. You can also do quite whizzy things with the site, like set up automatic reminders based on topics […]

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Q2 2018 Asylum Stats

The immigration statistics for the second quarter, April to June, of 2018 (Q2) have been released today. Key asylum figures are below and you can find the data tables here.  Applications:  In Q2 of 2018 there were 6,584 asylum applications, compared to 6,713 om Q1. In the last year (2017 Q3 – 2018 Q2) there were […]

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RETAS, Path and Refugee Council successfully bid for Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF)

More great news, stolen from Asylum Matters The Refugee Council in partnership with RETAS (Refugee Employment and Training Advice Service), HCAS (Humber Community Advice Services), Path Yorkshire and the Goodwin Trust successfully applied for Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) funding to roll out a model of integration for refugees who have status based in […]

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Asylum Accommodation: Yorkshire Councils Speak Out

Stolen from from the latest briefing by AsylumMatters: Local Authority leaders from Yorkshire and Humberside wrote a joint letter to Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, warning that the current procurement process for the new asylum accommodation contracts risks “catastrophic failure” after it was revealed over the summer that there were no successful bids for the contract […]

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English Language Learning in Leeds news update

As we’ve previously reported Leeds was successful in a bid to the Controlling Migration Fund at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government to develop a city ESOL strategy and an English learning through activity community grants programme. Communities Team of Leeds City Council have recently recruited successful candidates to lead this area of […]

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