There’s so much changing at the moment, it’s hard to keep track. Refugee Council continue to produce excellent briefings – like this one which summarises all the main policy changes. Other summaries are available, obv, but this is quite excellent, and we commend it to you. Refugee Council continue to produce excellent briefings – like […]
another update from Asylum Matters Ongoing Advocacy Nationality and Borders Bill/ New Plan for Immigration This week the Nationality and Borders Bill passed second reading in the House of Commons with 366 MPs voting in favour and 265 voting against. The Home Secretary, Priti Patel, introduced the Bill by noting that the Government was acting […]
In June 2021, The Racial Justice Network and Yorkshire Resists in conjunction with Queen Mary University of London released a new report written to draw attention to the national use of the Biometric Services Gateway (mobile fingerprinting) by police forces. The report discusses issues that arose from new data obtained through a Freedom of Information […]
Today the Racial Justice Network and Yorkshire Resists in conjunction with Queen Mary University of London and with financial support from Huddersfield University have released a new report written to draw attention to the experiences of migrant communities within West Yorkshire. The report discusses issues that arose from being caught between a rock and hard […]
It seems like only yesterday when we published a puff piece about the reach and impact of the LMP Blog. Turns out, the last one was in September 2019, so we’ve a bit of catching up to do. TL;DR The popularity of the LMP Blog continues to increase, and users are looking at more content […]
Grieving friends and relatives from ethnic minority backgrounds are suffering from a lack of appropriate help to cope with losing a loved one, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers say. The scarcity of data on the services that are available means providers do not know how support should be delivered to ensure they are suitable for […]
All killer, no filler – the usual excellent and comprehensive report from the good people at Migration Yorkshire about the situation in Leeds and the surreounding areas
Migration Yorkshire is excited to be able to offer a series of VCS Engagement workshops from 5th to 16th July. A full programme with registration details is attached. These sessions will be hosted by MY with a number of guest speakers. Places are limited so early registration is recommended.
via Lucy at NACCOM Beginning this month, the 18-month project will explore how emergency COVID-19 powers are disproportionately impacting people from BAME backgrounds and how the pandemic is affecting care and caring, as well as mental and physical health and wellbeing across all ages. Using their findings, the team will make recommendations to policymakers on […]
Migration Yorkshire is recruiting peer researchers and community researchers to work on some exciting research projects (as part of the Refugee Integration Yorkshire and Humber project). Job title: Community researcher Organisation: Migration Yorkshire [Leeds City Council] Location: Leeds Website: https://www.migrationyorkshire.org.uk Salary: SO1 – £27,741.00 – £29,577.00 Additional information: Fixed term to 31 December 2022 Closing date: 11.59 pm on 14 June 2021 […]
This newly published UK report by the Jesuit Refugee service seeks to envisage a just and person-centred asylum system by bringing refugee experience and policy analysis into conversation with Catholic Social Teaching, against the backdrop of new, deeply troubling government proposals for an overhaul of the asylum system.
via Tina at LASSN, who links to the Free Movement Blog “Despite Ms Patel’s claims, there is little that is radical here and much that has been tried (and discarded) before…” A first look at the “New Plan for Immigration”