My name is Elpida and I am a third year student at the University of Leeds, (and a volunteer with a number of refugee projects in Leeds) and I am conducting a research project on refugee organisations. Could you please take 10 minutes of your valuable time to complete my questionnaire in order to help […]
A wide range of credible organisations have researched and analysed the problems with Home Office decision-making in the asylum context. They have made practical recommendations that have not been accepted, have been accepted in principle but not implemented, or which in isolation have not solved the problem. This report examines 50 reports from 17 different […]
This report from North Yorkshire Health Watch was referenced at the last LMP Strategy Group. It shares some insightful information from refugees in North Yorkshire about the difficulties in accessing interpreting services within healthcare systems in North Yorkshire and has made some recommendations on how to improve experience and access to services.
This is a remarkable resource from the BBC – probably best thought of a really acessible book, rather than a 200 slide powerpoint presentation. We’ve embedded a small scrollable version at the bottom odf the page, or you can immediately jump to the the High Resolution PDF here The Briefing brings together a huge amount […]
When? 29 January 2020 12.30-13.00 refreshments; 13.00-14.00 presentation Where? Social Sciences 12.21/12.25 University of Leeds Who? Dr Lucy Mayblin from the University of Sheffield. Abstract: In this talk I will argue that a shift has taken place in recent decades from construing asylum as primarily a political and/or humanitarian phenomenon, to construing it as primarily […]
We want to hear your views about how to make the asylum system better for young people We are a group of young refugees called ST4R (Stand Together 4 Refugees) and we are asking young people questions about their life experience in the UK. By filling in this survey (click here to do the online […]
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% […]
Latest regional migration update report from Migration Yorkshire, for the Operations and Strategic group meetings.
Shared by John Donkersley (Immigration Expert at Citizens Advice) The expert advice team at Citizens Advice have launched Adviser Online, a brand new free resource for people working in the advice sector. On Adviser Online you’ll find articles, commentary, guides and other resources to help you give advice on benefits, consumer debt, discrimination, employment and […]
Andrea at Asylum Matters has summarised the key findings below, and you can find the data tables here. There were 32,693 asylum applications in the UK (main applicants only) in the year ending June 2019, 21% more than the previous year but below the level seen in the year ending June 2016 during the European […]
Leeds CCG are carrying out research to learn more about the mental health issues experienced by Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) children and young people in Leeds, and how to improve the support available. As part of this we are asking for the views and experiences of parents/carers and stakeholders via the following surveys: […]
An excellent resource here, including details of all the orgs providing help and support to survivors of Modern Slavery in Yorkshire There’s a longer and more detailed briefing paper here