Please find the redacted papers for the West Yorkshire Sub-Regional Migration Group. As always please contact me if you have any issues you want to escalate to the group – [email protected]
Hi, I am Suzanne Reep, a third year Psychology and Criminology joint honours student at Northampton University. I am conducting research for my dissertation on asylum seekers. I am interviewing professionals who work with asylum seekers and their experiences of asylum seekers and the impact the pandemic has caused asylum seekers and asylum seekers mental health. It would be greatly appreciated if any […]
5 pages of bang up to date info from (Stefan at) Migration Yorkshire, all viewed from the perspective of folks living and working in the Leeds Region. If you’re reading this post, we absolutely guarantee you’ll find something of interest in here… UK Migration Statistics and Trends Ukraine UK borders and immigration policy Asylum Hong […]
If you haven’t noticed already – the excellent Migration Map produced by (Migration Yorkshire) has a new Dashboard feature, enabling you to see numbers of people at a glance. Here’s Qamran – the guy who made this map – talking you through how to use the one on Asylum Seekers receiving s95 support. Here are […]
Migration Yorkshire has launched a brand new refugee integration strategy that aims to help different sectors and organisations from across the whole community to work together to eliminate barriers to integration, and improve the lives of refugees and asylum seekers living in the region. The strategy has a clear vision, which is supported by a […]
This is the West Yorkshire Group that brings local Authorities, Home Office and their various contractors (Mears, Migrant Help) together, to discuss and plan Migration. You’ll remember Ally Swadling from PAFRAS is the Leeds VCS rep. These notes are excellent and contain really helpful information from both Migrant Help and Mears, who have both withdrawn […]
Subtitled “The challenge and opportunity since ‘Everyone In’” – this is a great summary of homelessness, destitution and some possible ways forward. Required reading for anyone working with homeless people people who are not from the EU, and who also have no recourse to public funds.
Each year, the Communities team present Leeds City Council Exec Board with an update of Migration Issues in Leeds. Here’s their most recent report, posted on the LCC website.
Ongoing advocacy Afghanistan crisis Under the Afghan Relocation and Assistance Policy (ARAP) resettlement scheme, at least 8000 people have been evacuated from Kabul airport since 13 August. Following public pressure, on the 17th August the UK Government also announced the Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme (ACRS), which will resettle 20,000 Afghan refugees over five years, with […]
WomenCentre would like to share with you our newly launched report Digital Ways of Women Centred Working that brings together good practice principles for work with women migrants. The report shares practical, tangible examples of the adaption of services and support for digital, remote and blended ways of working. The learning brought together in the […]
This went up on the Council website on Friday 6th August. Sorry we’ve not had chance to share it before – we’ve only just seen it too
Lots in the news about boats, numbers, smugglers and French police. Here’s a trustworthy source of info from Hope Not Hate – that may help to provide some useful context