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DEADLINE Extended until the 5th March – Call for Evidence for the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration – Asylum Accommodation Inquiry

ICIBI Extends Deadline until 5th March for Call for Evidence : Asylum Accommodation The Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration is currently gathering evidence for an inquiry into asylum accommodation. They have recently put a call out for written evidence, asking for interested parties to submit evidence to the ICIBI by the 5th March. This is a great […]

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Call for Evidence for the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration – Asylum Accommodation Inquiry – DEADLINE 25th February

ICIBI Call for Evidence : Asylum Accommodation The Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration is currently gathering evidence for an inquiry into asylum accommodation. They have recently put a call out for written evidence, asking for interested parties to submit evidence to the ICIBI by the 25th February 2018. This is a great opportunity to […]

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Guest Blog: Migrant Rights Network

The Migrants Rights Network publish a digest once a a week. This weeks is pretty representative: Opinions, News, and Noticeboard Their focus of the newsletter is on legislation, caselaw and and migration related news We rarely post anything from Migrants Rights Network on here – not because they’re not fab – just that their focus is […]

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Asylum seekers, volunteering and the law

via Jon at LASSN Many organisations in Leeds offer volunteering opportunities to asylum seekers and refugees. This throws up a number of different issues, especially around background checks, safeguarding, and what kind of volunteering is permitted for people who are subject to immigration control.    Jon Beech from LASSN recently spoke at a VAL event and […]

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Home Office ends policy of automatic settlement for refugees after five years

via Andrew at LRF and Lucy at NACCOM A couple of excellent articles on the new Government policy to review refugees’ status after 5 years  – that came out last Thursday https://www.freemovement.org.uk/home-office-ends-policy-automatic-settlement-refugees-five-years/ https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/mar/09/refugees-applying-to-live-in-uk-face-being-sent-home-after-five-years

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A Decade of Immigration in the British Press

The Migration Observatory have published, A Decade of Immigration in the British Press, covering 2006-2015. The report finds that national newspapers moved their focus from illegal immigration to the scale of legal immigration and the need for “control”. It also highlights that nearly half of all stories analysed relied on statements or arguments made by […]

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