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The iOS version of EU Exit: ID Document Check app is now available from the Apple app store. EU, EEA and Swiss citizens, and their non-EEA family members, are now able to complete the identity stage of the EU Settlement Scheme application with iPhone models 7 and above following the latest iOS software update. The […]
A short presentation by Leeds CCGs about their approach to addressing health inequalities.
Issued in June 19, this is quite a hefty read – as you’d hope when it’s there to guide people in charge of making life and death decisions. Right to Remain published an excellent blog recently discussing some of the changes in a really accessible way. Straight up – you probably want to read their […]
Eagle-eyed fans of local democracy will have noticed the report delivered to Leeds City Council’s Exec Board on the Strategic Approach to Migration in Leeds on 24th July 2019. LMP Members who want to understand LCC’s approach to migration, and understand its current priorities should read this document carefully – it’s a good indicator of […]
The Home Office have written guides for asylum seekers staying in temporary accommodation while their claim for asylum is assessed. These are particularly useful in helping people to understand the conditions people must keep to aka what is expected of them as licensees p8 what people can expect from their landlord p13 how to make […]
As you will know from previous posts, the telephone and web support for Asylum Seekers is changing. The old Asylum Help telephone number is now obsolete It has been replaced by the Migrant Help First Response Centre (FRC) – 0808 8010 503 which is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year The service offered […]
Really important briefing here – any questions, please contact [email protected],org.uk
Apologies to the lovely people at Migration Yorkshire: we totally forgot to post their epic Policy Update in June 2019 This is by far the best briefing note we know of. Tell your friends. The main web page for policy briefings from Migration Yorkshire is https://www.migrationyorkshire.org.uk/?page=policybriefings
The Home Office has just published new improved guidance on how it should respond when someone seeking asylum is experiencing domestic abuse and needs safe accommodation and support from the Home Office. It replaces previous guidance. It is relevant to all asylum-seeking survivors of domestic abuse in the UK. You can find the new guidance here. […]
Looks like the Home Office are enabling some local offices (including Leeds) to be able to take Biometric Information from asylum applicants. All questions to [email protected] (which at 52 characters is also the longest email address we’ve ever encountered).
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. […]