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New Home Office Reporting Centre Numbers for Sheffield and Leeds – Jan 2021

Both Sheffield & Leeds Reporting Centres now have new telephone numbers for public callers Leeds            0300 1065267           [email protected] Sheffield        0300 0738248           [email protected] These numbers are available 09:30 – 14:30 Monday – Friday inclusive “Please note: these are for Reporting Centre queries only – we are not able to provide updates etc on individual […]

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Home Office Windrush Compensation Scheme Inquiry

The Home Office Windrush Compensation Scheme Inquiry is available to examine the design and implementation of the Windrush Compensation Scheme and the support that is provided to individuals through the ‘Windrush Scheme: support in exceptional circumstances’ policy. It aims to understand whether these schemes are operating effectively for people who apply and whether changes are […]

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Weekly update from Strategic Migration Partnership (Migration Yorkshire) and Home Office 26th November 2020

Numbers of new arrivals into asylum accommodation have reduced slightly recently. Asylum Intake remains steady. Home Office focussed on procurement. The need to source contingency accommodation sites has slowed as a result. Home Office are looking at the new tiered restrictions and how this impacts contract deliverables. Initially, they feel the new restrictions shouldn’t impact […]

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Asylum Matter’s Fortnightly C-19 Briefing 10th November 2020

via Mary at Asylum Matters Ongoing advocacy Research and reports Home Office and Government developments Resources and what we’ve been reading Events, jobs and training Ongoing advocacy Asylum Support Rates As you will have heard, ministers have completed the latest review of asylum support rates and are increasing payments by just 3p a week, to […]

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Reporting during lockdown 2.0 – November 2020

via Migrants Organise Unfortunately, the Home Office has made the decision to maintain physical reporting during this lockdown. It is still not a return to normal, but from our informal conversations with them, they will likely enforce it on foreign national offenders and individuals who they think are vulnerable and require a check-in. The Home […]

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Romanian Consulate Surgeries in Leeds: invitation to a pre-event zoom meeting Monday 2nd November 16.30

This is an invitation to an event on Monday 2nd November at 16:30, that will provide information on Romanian consular surgeries that will take place as below. The Romanian Consular in Edinburgh and the Honorary Romanian Consulate of Leeds will be holding consular surgeries in Leeds on the 13th, 14th, 15th November. These surgeries will […]

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EUSS (EU Settlement Scheme) Newsletter: End of the Transition Period

As the UK is now moving towards the end of Free Movement (31st December 2020) this update will highlights few policy updates that will impact on EU nationals residing in the UK. We strongly recommend that you please read this update carefully as it contains important updates. EU NATIONALS AND EMPLOYMENT: Apply for a National […]

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Local Authority support to destitute asylum seekers with NRPF “will be scaled down and end”

Jon Beech from LASSN writes: Regular readers will remember the post we did on Homelessness in Leeds and the potential impact that the end of Everybody In programme would have on destitute asylum seekers with No Recourse to Public Funds. Since then various LMP members have been asking Leeds City Council for a statement of […]

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