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Research about cash vouchers and real cash distribution in humanitarian

The results of some research by ICRAA posted by Dr Sana Ahmadzai It’s not strictly speaking in line with the editorial policy of LMP (it’s not really about “Directly connected to issues around asylum, refugees and migration in Leeds”) but it’s Refugee Week, and we’re feeling relaxed about the rules  Humanitarian cash vouchers should encourage […]

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Dissertation Research – Views on Britishness

Connor Fish, a final year student at Sheffield Hallam University, is conducting a dissertation project looking into the views of Britishness across different communities within Yorkshire and wants to include the migrant communities of Leeds in his study. He’s conducting interviews across the next two weeks and wants people who are willing to be interviewed. […]

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Changes to fee regulations for University students with Humanitarian Protection

The Department for Education (England) has amended regulations about the fees status of people with Humanitarian Protection (HP). From 1 August 2019, new students who have been granted humanitarian protection status will no longer automatically be considered “home” students for fee purposes. Instead, students will have to complete an ordinary residence test to show they […]

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Resource of the Week #68: Useful asylum stats and info-graphics published on House of Commons Library

The House of Commons Library recently published this article that includes some helpful graphs and charts depicting up-to-date asylum statistics that could be useful as a resource for presentations, awareness raising and funding bids etc. Migration statistics: How many asylum seekers and refugees are there in the UK?

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Opinion/Research: No room at the inn: How easy is it for nomadic Gypsies and Travellers to access primary care?

Jon from LASSN writes “We all know the difficulties some migrant community members face when trying to access GPs and Primary Care. Depressingly, this is also the case for Gypsies and Travellers too (as well as people who are homeless or who are sex workers.) As the authors of this report state: “by putting the […]

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State of Hate 2019 – a resource on far right activities from Hope Note Hate

The State of Hate describes itself as “the most comprehensive guide to what the far right have been up to, and what we should expect them to do in the year ahead” Leeds has the dubious honour of getting 12 mentions in this year’s document, in relation to Stephen Lennon (aka “Tommy Robinson”) Some convictions […]

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Massively short notice of an event: Seeking your input for Migrant Help new advice contract consultation – 13th February

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 […]

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RESEARCH: 0-19 Public Health Integrated Nursing Service want to find out the views and opinions of migrant parents

http://wearemagpie.com are doing some research on behalf of Leeds Community Healthcare: “We are finding out current knowledge of Health Visiting and School Nursing Services, and hoping to promote and raise awareness of the 0-19 Public Health Integrated Nursing Service that will be in effect from April 2019.  Please see the survey here, where this also […]

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RESEARCH: Trafficked person interviews for university research

Dr Hannah Lewis of Sheffield university: “Are you in touch with someone with experiences of support from services for trafficked persons?  We are seeking people who are willing to be interviewed about the support they received from anti-trafficking groups (religious and non-religious). The interviews form one part of the University of Sheffield and Leeds ESRC-funded study Apr […]

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DESTITUTION: Invitation to take part in migrant homelessness survey by Crisis

Crisis are currently undertaking scoping research to inform their future work around migrant homelessness. This survey will support them with this work helping them to better understand the range of activity that is currently happening to support migrant people experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of homelessness. Click on the survey here The survey covers […]

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