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Archive | February, 2020

Iuventa Film & Q&A with Director, Sunday 8th March 2020

What? Iuventa & post screening Q&A with Director and Panel   When? Sunday 8th March 2020, 18:00 – 21:00 Where? Leeds University Student Union, 2 Lifton Place, Leeds LS2 9JZ For tickets and more details https://www.hydeparkpicturehouse.co.uk/film/iuventa   “In this powerful and moving film, we follow the NGO rescue ship ‘Iuventa’ in their mission to save the […]

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Free online ESOL courses from King’s College London

Via Ewa at Migration Yorkshire King’s College London has developed short online courses for Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon, but they can be accessed by interested learners worldwide via any internet enabled device. Currently, there are courses in: Basic and Intermediate English, English for Healthcare   an Introduction to Nursing More courses in Digital […]

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Protecting the rights of migrants to live and work in the UK after Brexit – events on 9th March 2020

via Henriette Mahamane at LCC The following events are being organised by LCC on Monday 9th March. Please see below the programme for the day: 12:00-15:00: Reginald Centre Free drop in event with presentation of the EUSS and Windrush surgery 17:00-19:00: Civic Hall banqueting suite- pre-booking required bit.ly/eusettlementschemeleeds Presentation of the Home Office on both […]

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Asylum Matters – Policy update Feb 2020

Edited highlights of Asylum Matters’ most recent newsletter 1. Migrant Help Update on the AIRE Contract Migrant Help has issued a further update on the performance of its AIRE service – see attached. The letter notes that call answer times into the First Response Centre (FRC) have been at an average of under one minute […]

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Progress against LMP Priorities Feb 2020

As you know LMP has 4 main areas of concern, which we have summarised in a plan on a page here  Each time the Strategy Group Meet, we update on progress against these 4 themes. Here are the summaries of progress presented at February’s LMP Strategy meeting. If you have any questions of comments about […]

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Resource of the Week: LawWorks – free legal advice to small not for profits helping refugees in the UK

LawWorks run a Not-for-Profits Programme, which focuses on providing assistance to small not-for-profit organisations who themselves have legal queries or issues. The Programme aims to help organisations working with vulnerable and disadvantaged people, including refugees and asylum seekers.  They say: “As you will see from our website (https://www.lawworks.org.uk/legal-advice-not-profits/free-legal-assistance), we are able to find free legal […]

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