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Migrant Help Update March 21

A couple of papers here from Khami at Asylum Help, who can’t make it to the 23rd March Zoom Call. The second was posted by us 6 weeks ago (The NEY&H Update from February 21) but the March document is new  – and contains details of even more new partners/subcontractors, making Norfolk one of the […]

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Asylum Matters: Y&H update: fortnightly developments on Covid-19 and asylum 4th March 2021

Please see below recent updates relating to Covid-19 and its impact on asylum and migration, including a few regional updates at the end. Ongoing advocacy Asylum accommodation The Home Office’s decision to house people seeking asylum in army barracks has remained under intense scrutiny, as campaigners and politicians continue to fight to #CloseTheBarracks. Hundreds joined […]

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Migration Yorkshire – Policy Update January 2021

“An overview of the latest statistics, policy, and research on migration issues affecting partner organizations in Yorkshire and Humber.” It’s 15 pages of excellence but for those of you with limited time, they’ve very helpfully included a summary For the first time the Office for National Statistics (ONS) did not publish national net migration figures, […]

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Seminar series from Migration Research group, Sheffield University

Virtual seminars hosted by the Migration Research Group at Sheffield University “The first seminar in the series will take place 18-02-21, when we are joined by five presenters working across four different departments, who will share their reflections on the lived experiences of migrants and migration governance in post-Brexit Britain.” MRG Semester 2: seminar series

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Feedback from Migrant Help and Customer Feedback Survey -January 21

We are keen to improve the support we provide to service users and would like to encourage feedback from clients. Migrant Help  has produced a feedback survey, to encourage clients to feedback which is anonymous and in 12 different languages. Please see the attached feedback survey information and the  link below, if you can please […]

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EHRC assessment: Home Office failed to comply with equality law when implementing ‘hostile environment’ policies

We assessed how and whether the Home Office complied with its duties under the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) when developing, implementing and monitoring the hostile environment policies. We wanted to find out what the Home Office did to understand the impact that its policies and practices could, and did, have on Black members of the […]

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PATIENTS NOT PASSPORTS: Migrants’ Access to Healthcare During the Coronavirus Crisis

A couple of LMP regulars (Rose McCarthy of Refugee Council/HARP and Jon from LASSN) contributed to this report by Medact, Migrants Organise, and the New Economics Foundation back in June 2020. It remains an excellent publication, ignored by the folks who should have taken most notice, but sometimes the most we can do is to […]

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