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Refugee Organisations Research

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 […]

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Lessons Not Learned : The failures of asylum decision-making in the UK

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 […]

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North Yorkshire Health Watch Report – Accessing interpreting services

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.

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Impoverishment and Asylum: Social Policy as Slow Violence – Leeds University – 29th January 13:00-14:00

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 […]

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Resource of the week #89: Citizens Advice: Adviser Online – resources for advice professionals from the experts

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 […]

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