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If Immigration Enforcement pay your organisation a visit: asylum seekers’ rights and responsibilities whilst volunteering

The following is an opinion piece by Jon Beech, Director of LASSN and should not be read as legal advice issued by the LMP to its members. Please direct any comments or questions to [email protected] directly LASSN have heard about an unfortunate  – hopefully isolated – incident in the last week where a voluntary organisation had […]

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Sanctuary in Parliament 2018 – write to your MP

via Leeds City Of Sanctuary Sanctuary in Parliament 2018 will soon be upon us  You can find more info about this years event here and also read about past SiPs here and here.  It’s a great opportunity to engage with our MPs on refugee issues and influence their decision making processes to ensure the UK is […]

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The National Conversation on Immigration – Findings on Refugee Protection

This content was stolen from City of Sanctuary’s October Newsletter  British Future and Hope not Hate have recently published their final report on ‘The National Conversation on Immigration’ – the biggest-ever public consultation on immigration and integration.  City of Sanctuary have posted a brilliant summary if its findings on their website  – but if you want […]

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Contribute to Migration Yorkshire’s response to the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) inquiry on immigration and integration

via Ewa at Migration Yorkshire The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Social Integration has recently announced a call for evidence for the Second Stage of its inquiry into how the UK’s immigration system could promote integration. The issues being considered at this stage are ESOL provision and devolution of immigration policy. Please see the […]

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Mythbusting Mythbusting

A great resource from British Future a couple of years ago, with evidence suggesting that “mythbusting” activities might be counter-productive. Here’s the small version and the XL versions of the same document

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Leeds Beckett: Responding to the Refugee Crisis: What can be done locally and nationally?

Jon Beech (Director of Leeds Asylum Seekers’ Support Network (LASSN)) will speak at this year’s Leeds Beckett University Festival of Politics and International Relations. He will be discussing the question of Responding to the Refugee Crisis: What can be done locally and nationally? When? Thursday 17th November, 5.30-7pm Where?  NT118 (Northern Terrace). Building 10 on […]

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Leeds’ Finest: Christine Majid of PAFRAS & Jess MacIntyre of ReachOUT

Two brilliant people from Leeds’ Migrant 3rd Sector have been shortlisted for National Diversity Awards. Christine Majid – former Chief Officer at PAFRAS has been nominated as Positive Role Model Award for Race, Religion & Faith. Jess MacIntyre – Founder and Chair of ReachOUT Leeds has been nominated as Positive Role Model Award for LGBT. The very best […]

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