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#CutTheCollaboration – Stop the Home Office building a new immigration enforcement centre

Calling for support!  Anti raids group across the UK have collaborated on a joint action calling for companies profiting from racist borders to #CutTheCollaboration. We’re asking you to help us on Wednesday 13th January with the power of the keyboard. Full event details here: https://fb.me/e/SHuxmM0Z What’s happening? For those who aren’t aware, the Home Office were granted permission […]

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EHRC assessment: Home Office failed to comply with equality law when implementing ‘hostile environment’ policies

We assessed how and whether the Home Office complied with its duties under the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) when developing, implementing and monitoring the hostile environment policies. We wanted to find out what the Home Office did to understand the impact that its policies and practices could, and did, have on Black members of the […]

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Activist lawyers respond to recent comments by Home Secretary, Priti Patel

Excellent and thorough response from Duncan Lewis lawyers to recent comments made by Ms Patel in her speech to Conservative party Conference and articles like this in the Mail Online: https://www.duncanlewis.co.uk/news/_Attacks_on_Duncan_Lewis_Solicitors_and_legal_aid_undermine_the_rule_of_law_and_an_individual%E2%80%99s_constitutional_right_to_access_to_justice_(7_October_2020).html    

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Voluntary Action Leeds will no longer use the phrase BAME

VAL’s thoughts on the terms BAME, BME (and Poc, WoC, BIPOC etc) are both interesting – and worth sharing. If you use, work or volunteer in projects that work alongside or seek model solidarity with racialised groups (migrant or otherwise) this has to be worth a discussion with friends, colleagues, fellow volunteers – and definitely […]

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Resource of the week #80: Calling out hatred and prejudice – a communications planning guide

The good people at British Future have been hard at work again, giving organisations and guidance on how to establish common ground with people who aren’t that sympathetic to immigration. It’s a pacy read that builds on their research into how myth-busting can alienate the very people you try and win round. (As someone once […]

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A slightly edited version of Asylum Matters’ Newsletter: New Refugee Resettlement Pledge, NACCOM Move-on report etc

In our continued effort to generate a crease and desist notice from Asylum Matters for ripping off their content, LMP presents their last newsletter in (almost) its entirety. Anyway, please please please subscribe to this newsletter directly by emailing [email protected]  We promise to stop, once there’s a way to link to this info directly. Honest. […]

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