Stolen from Asylum Matters The immigration statistics for the year ending September 2019 have been released today. Key asylum figures are below and you can find the data tables here. Some headlines from the stats are below: There were 34,354 asylum applications in the UK (main applicants only) in the year ending September 2019, 22% […]
Free Movement have summarised the party lines on immigration in election manifestos: Conservative will continue to grant asylum and support to refugees fleeing persecution “with the ultimate aim of helping them to return home if it is safe to do so.” They will boost English language teaching to empower migrants and help them to integrate. […]
Updates on AIRE Service Serco Lock-Change Evictions Appeal Refused Migration Observatory: Local Data Guide & Asylum Briefing Refugee Week Leadership Project – Call for Applications Crisis Policy Seminar: Ending Homelessness Together – Tues 26 Nov STAR Annual Student Conference – Sat 23 Nov 1. Updates on AIRE Service Migrant Help have issued further […]
Asylum Matters have developed resources focusing on the Asylum Accommodation and Support Contract (AASC) and the Advice, Issue Reporting and Eligibility (AIRE) contract. The aim of these resources is to support frontline organisations to help people seeking asylum to understand their rights under the new contracts. We have created two posters which clearly set out the service […]
Here’s a whole crop of new documents you may find helpful in developing your organisations’s safeguarding arrangements, including easy read documents, as well as guidance on information sharing (and how this fits with GDPR) , and dedicated publications describing how safeguarding intersects with preventing violent extremism.
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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 […]