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Archive | May, 2024

Asylum Matters Advocacy and Campaigning – 21st May 2024

Advocacy and campaigning initiatives Rwanda and the Illegal Migration Act The Rwanda policy took another upsetting turn with the Home Office issuing new guidance which expands the group of people who can be removed to Rwanda to include anyone whose asylum claim has been refused, withdrawn or treated as withdrawn and don’t have an ongoing […]

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Job: Systems Change Coordinator: 37hrs/wk, £32k – Healthy Communities Together – Leeds

Yorkshire Mesmac are recruiting for a Systems Change Coordinator: Healthy Communities Together – Leeds In Leeds the Solidarity Network, with our NHS and local authority partners, have been awarded funds to deliver phase two of Healthy Communities Together (HCT). HCT is an exciting funding strand from the National Lottery Community Fund in collaboration with the […]

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Banks and the Hostile Environment – A guide to removing banking services for people unable to prove their right to remain

The LMP Blog has occasionally hosted guidance for migrants wishing to open bank accounts eg the Bank training from LASSN or this from Chapeltown CA on opening a Bank Account.  UK Gov have issued new ‘Guidance for banks and building societies on carrying out immigration checks on current account holders’ and making it clear that “a disqualified person is […]

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Support for Young Hong Kongers (17 – 21) from PATH Yorkshire

Positive Youth Pathways offers support and guidance to young Hong Kongers aged 17-21 residing in West Yorkshire. This program’s mission is to facilitate their understanding of British culture, language, and values, fostering a seamless integration into British society. In this program, participants will gain English language skills for both living and working in the U.K […]

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Asylum Matters Advocacy Update – 2nd May 2024

Advocacy and campaigning initiatives Rwanda The Safety of Rwanda Bill has been passed and government announced plans to begin the preparations for deportations with an expectation that flights would leave in 10-12 weeks. Sunday saw the government announce that arrests will commence, with commentary suggesting this has been timed around the Local Elections.  It has […]

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RETAS is OISC Registered

RETAS are delighted to announce our recent OISC regulation registration. Recognised by the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner, we are now able to deliver: Level One advice regarding Immigration: Asylum and Protection Level Two advice regarding Asylum and Protection Specifically, our registration means we are able to deliver specific and specialised advice and guidance […]

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