This is a fantastic resource, which mashes up all kinds of different data about immigration and Leeds:- National Insurance data, Housing Data, Census Data etc etc. It brings together historic data and stuff that’s barely a year old – to create the best picture of migration available. It has huge potential for helping compile evidence […]
Back in Feb 18, we drew your attention to “Resource of the week #9: Language interpretation: migrant health guide” What we failed to do was to notice that the entire Migrant Health Guide – published by Public Health England in 2011 had just been completely updated. https://www.gov.uk/topic/health-protection/migrant-health-guide It’s a behemoth of a resource that you can really […]
This project believes that parks are a fantastic part of British culture and heritage, and can play an important role in supporting the wellbeing and integration of refugee and asylum seekers. Leeds has lots of green spaces and parks. #refugeeswelcome in parks In this research we learnt about the ways in which newcomers to our towns […]
Please find attached the latest Migration Yorkshire Regional Update report for Leeds for June 2018, for information for the upcoming Strategic Meeting and to accompany a verbal update from Migration Yorkshire at the Operations meeting.
Last month we blogged about different sources of information on Country of Origin. We’ve just discovered this excellent set of resources from Right to Remain. Click on the picture below to see them
Does your organisation complete DBS checks on staff and volunteers? If you do, you should make sure you show this excellent resource from Newcastle CVS to someone senior in your organisation – because the rules on who can and can’t be DBS checked are complicated. The Government’s own “Find out if you can check someone’s […]
If you work at an NGO, the chances are you have Trustees. Here’s a present from the Charity Commission: an induction pack for new Trustees to help them understand their legal responsibilities. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-welcome-pack-for-charity-trustees
This week you’re getting 5 resources for the price of one. Finding decent, reliable and accessible information on different countries around the world can be a real challenge. Obviously, all attempts to do this reflect the interests and priorities of the people putting the information together. That said here are a few options you may […]
Do you ever wonder which organisations get funding, and from where? Or the kind of projects currently funded by the major Grant makers in your area? 360Giving is a website which publishes details of grants, along with beneficiaries, amounts etc. It’s much easier than wading through the charity commission website to find details embedded in […]
via Asylum Matters An excellent timeline which makes the bewildering array of legislation on immigration and asylum accessible, whilst also putting it into historical context. Starts in 1999 so anyone looking for updates on the Aliens Act 1793 is going to be disappointed. Click on the timeline below to open it
“The guide aims to help migrants understand their rights and how to assert them in 8 key areas of everyday life: banking, driving, education, employment, health, housing, social services, and the detention and deportation of homeless EU nationals. The guide has been written for all migrants living in the UK. It will be particularly useful for […]
Migration Yorkshire’s regional report on migration issues for Leeds and Yorkshire is now available.