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Migration Lecture Series September 2020 – December 2020

Public Lecture series on Migration and Mobility streamed online if you register: Thursday 24 September 2020 Hostile Environments: The History and Consequences of Deterrence as Migration Control Prof. Michael Collyer, University of Sussex Abstract (PDF) Thursday 22 October 2020 Solidarity, Immigration and Social Class Prof. Lea Ypi, London School of Economics and Political Science Abstract […]

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Volunteering Among Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Leeds – a report with recommendations

Truly excellent report from Beth Kay (via Voluntary Action Leedsa) into the state of play in Leeds, drawing on a load of research done with some of the larger refugee and asylum focused organisations in Leeds. Essential reading for anyone involved the recruitment and deployment of volunteers in Leeds  The Abstract Reads This qualitative sociological […]

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“Channel boat people are refugees, Home Office officials confirm”

Article by Free Movement – Surprise surpise… Migrants crossing the English Channel in small boats are overwhelmingly genuine refugees, senior Home Office officials have confirmed. Evidence presented to the Home Affairs committee of MPs on 3 September makes clear that the majority of those making the perilous crossing are either being granted refugee status straight […]

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House of Commons Briefing Paper on Asylum statistics for UK and the EU – September 2020

September 2020 analysis of asylum statistics and trends in the UK and EU countries.  These statistics contain data on the number of people applying for asylum, the outcomes of asylum applications, and the number of people being resettled to the UK. This edition contains a new section on asylum applications and Channel crossings in the […]

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Lift the Ban – Common Sense Report August 2020

Excellent to see so many Leeds and West Yorkshire based orgs supporting this excellent campaign. Although it would be even better to Leeds City Council taking a stand alongside Birmingham, Coventry, Gateshead, Hartlepool, Hastings, Middlesborough, Newcastle etc So next time you speak to your local elected member, remind them of this campaign, and the popularity […]

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