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. […]
A huge post from Asylum Matters, only slightly redacted. Well worth it – local stuff at the bottom National updates Asylum Statistics: January to March 2019 Home Office Abandons Six-Month Target for Asylum Claims Access to Healthcare Resources from the Equalities and Human Rights Commission Patients not Passports Toolkit *missing* ARC & Asylos Research: Albania: Trafficked […]
Mary from Asylum Matters sparked an interesting discussion this week: As some of you may be aware, asylum seekers who are in receipt of Home Office Support or who have an appeal pending are entitled to apply for an HC2, which gives someone full help with health costs. PAFRAS and Red Cross caseworkers apply for […]
Another excellent issue of the Asylum Matters newsletter/briefing landed this afternoon – and yet again we’ve just reprinted it. Thanks Andrea Asylum Statistics Released – October to December 2018 Asylum Aid Resources: “What a Woman Seeking Asylum Needs to Know” Project 17: Not Seen, Not Heard: Children’s Experiences of the Hostile Environment Review of the […]
You may remember a few months ago some stuff in the press about #CivilSocietyFutures – a massive consultation asking citizens, 3rd sector orgs, public services etc asking what they think the future of Civil Society in England might look like – and with a particular focus on “race” and racialised groups, and the role of […]
via Mary at Asylum Matters I’ve been invited by Migration Yorkshire to attend a consultation/discussion event with Migrant Help on the new AIRE contract and I want to make sure I am raising the concerns of the voluntary sector and wider community at the event so they can be taken into account in the development of […]
The Home Office fund housing support and advice service for asylum seekers – and both of these contracts have recently been renewed. It’s been decided that the c£400 million Housing Contract for Yorkshire and Humber will pass over from G4S to Mears in September 2019 [Migration Yorkshire’s Press release] and the c£100 million Advice Contract […]
Not sure why this didn’t make it onto the LMP blog, but we found this on the VAL website last week. “Leeds City Council has shared the information below, providing an update on key changes in the event of a ‘no deal’ situation. Irish nationals do not need to apply for the EU Settled status. […]
Don’t forget – from January 21st, EU citizens and their families will be able to apply to get either settled status through the EU Settlement Scheme. Guidance on settled and pre-settled status for EU citizens and their families.