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Improving GP registration

You might think that by now – after the NHS England Guidance, the briefings from Doctors of the World, and agitation by many orgs – everyone (especially GP surgeries) would know the rules about registering with a GP. Apparently not. So in case the law, NHS Guidance and a sense of right and wrong isn’t […]

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Universal Credit: Escalation Route

via JobCentrePlus Universal Credit full service will roll out for new claims on the 10th of October. Here is an escalation Route-way for any issues you had not been able to resolve for your customer. Please note that the office you will need to contact to resolve an issue for your individual customer will depend […]

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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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National Roma Network Updates, April 2017

Events: ‘Learning from research with and about children and young people in the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities’ – free event on 28th April in Salford ‘Voices of movement’ – theatre show and exhibition – 7th May in London ‘Working with Roma in safeguarding’ training by Roma Support Group – 26th May in London Consultation: […]

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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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