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.
“Advice and guidance on the health needs of migrant patients for healthcare practitioners.” https://www.gov.uk/guidance/language-interpretation-migrant-health-guide This is actually pretty good – with lots of great resources nestled in and amongst the links including the fabulous Good Practice in Interpreting Guides by Migrants Organise
Women for Refugee Women have a great archive, with some important research exploring the experiences of women in Immigration Detention. http://www.refugeewomen.co.uk/research/ Very useful sources of information and statistics relating to women asylum seekers. Theseare not easy reads
The Right to Remain Toolkit is a unique, plain language guide to the UK asylum and immigration system. It gives an overview of the legal system and procedures, with detailed information on rights and options at key stages, and actions you can take in support of your claim, or to help someone else. Place your […]
A treasure trove of resources, collated by the British Council to help schools prepare for asylum seeking and refugee children, as well as resources for running lessons. The list is a couple of years old now, but all the links still work, and there’s some really good stuff in here. A guide to good practice […]
Electronic Immigration Network (EIN) is the UK’s largest specialist provider of information on immigration and refugee law via the internet. EIN provides an online resource for immigration practitioners and for others with an interest in immigration, including immigrants and asylum seekers, students, journalists, judges, academics and researchers. Their free website is great – but they’ve […]
Brilliant online resource giving step by step instructions on how to claim asylum, how the UK asylum process works, what you can expect, the kind of things you may be asked, the kind of evidence you may need Essential reading for anyone claiming asylum or who might be supporting them through the process http://righttoremain.org.uk/toolkit/index.html
At least one person at yesterday’s Migration Partnership had not come across http://helpinleeds.com so here’s a plug for it. If you want some flyers like the ones below, please email [email protected] and we’ll get them sent out to you If you see something that’s not right, or that needs updating, please let us know by clicking […]
via Patrick at Homeless Link The Refugee Council has produced some new guidance for front line workers working with homeless refugees. It is aimed at any person supporting a refugee to make a homelessness application to a local authority under Part VII of the Housing Act. It has a particular focus on the needs and entitlements […]
This may be of use for organisations who are used to gathering large numbers of people in one place.