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What do the Party Manifestos say about immigration?

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.  […]

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Asylum Matters: Serco, Migration Observatory etc

  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 […]

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Asylum Matters guides to AASC and AIRE contracts

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 […]

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Huge update from Asylum Matters: massively worth your time

As usual, thanks to Andrea and everyone at Asylum Matters for tolerating the way we rip off their material. Please subscribe to their updates directly. They’re unfailingly awesome.  Contents  AIRE Service: Call for Action to Address Asylum Support Contract Failings  Migrants Organise Launch Promote the Migrant Vote’ Campaign  Maternity Action’s Judicial Review of the NHS […]

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EU Settlement Scheme: ID Document Check app is now available from the Apple app store

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 […]

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Changes to the Asylum Help Telephone line

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 […]

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