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Resource of the week #96: Rights and expectations: a Home Office guide for Asylum Seekers.

“This guide is for asylum seekers staying in temporary accommodation while their claim for asylum is being assessed, explaining UK rights and expectations and contains important information about: UK culture, values and law health and welfare services staying safe and getting support” You can find links to all these guides here – translated into  Albanian […]

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UPDATE Volunteering opportunities with refugees and asylum-seekers in the city from LCoS

via Tina at Leeds City of Sanctuary Following the  session I delivered last night, here is information about current volunteer opportunities with R&AS in the city. It is lengthy but certainly not exhaustive! If you would like your volunteer role to be included for the next session please send me the details. Please share this […]

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Resource of the week #94: New indices of multiple deprivation released + Migration Observatory’s new Local Data Guide

The new indices of multiple deprivation were released on 26th September. These are often called the “£1 billion dataset” due to the decisions that are made using them. You can access this data via the handy tool below: http://dclgapps.communities.gov.uk/imd/iod_index.html You can search by income deprivation, employment deprivation, education deprivation, health, crime, barriers to housing and […]

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Repost of Asylum Matters’ newsletter

Posted with the usual encouragement to sign up for the newsletter directly…  AIRE Transition: Issues with Migrant Help Service & Call for Case Studies The new Advice, Issue Reporting and Eligibility Assistance services (AIRE) contract, which is delivered by Migrant Help and offers a single integrated national service for asylum seekers, has gone live on […]

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