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Archive | July, 2023

Nominations for a Third Sector Representative to attend West Yorkshire Strategic Migration Group – deadline 31st July 2023

For the last 4 years, Ally at PAFRAS has been representing third sector partners from Leeds at West Yorkshire Strategic Migration Group. She’s been doing a cracking job, and wants to continue, but perhaps you’re interested in this role? This is what she has to say Migration Yorkshire works with VCS representation at sub regional […]

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Streamlined Assessment Process – Online/Facebook scam alert July 2023

This alert refers to information covered in  the Streamlined Assessment Process sticky on the LMP front page – and affects some Afghan, Eritrean, Iranian, Iraqi, Libyan, Syrian and Yemeni Asylum Seekers Via Mears Housing  “our operational team have received information via a solicitor working with one of our service users that an online/Facebook scam is […]

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Research Opportunity: LGBTIQ+ Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Religion, Queerness, and Asylum: Redefining Narratives in the UK A prevalent discourse in Western queer scholarship, politics, and NGOs has forged what’s known as a ‘homosecular’ framework. This term, introduced by Scherer in 2017, pertains to the expectation of secularism within the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community, often linking rights and acceptance to […]

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Asylum Matters update 05.07.23 – advocacy, resources and campaigns

Advocacy and campaigning initiatives  Refugee Ban Bill  The Refugee Ban Bill has continued to face fierce opposition in the House of Lords during Report Stage, which has seen the Government suffer a series of defeats on key amendments. These have included an amendment that would oblige the UK to comply with international law, supported by […]

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