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Asylum Matters – Policy update Feb 2020

Edited highlights of Asylum Matters’ most recent newsletter 1. Migrant Help Update on the AIRE Contract Migrant Help has issued a further update on the performance of its AIRE service – see attached. The letter notes that call answer times into the First Response Centre (FRC) have been at an average of under one minute […]

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Escape to Safety Exhibition

  Find out more here http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/events/escape-to-safety-exhibition   Leeds Trinity University, in partnership with Leeds Development Education Centre, is proud to host Global Link’s Escape to Safety Exhibition, from Monday 21 to Thursday 24 October 2019, on campus. Students, staff, partners and friends of the University are invited to attend the interactive, multi-media installation that enables […]

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Transition to AASC and AIRE contracts in Yorkshire & Humberside – from Asylum Matters

On 8th August, Yorkshire & Humberside transitioned onto the new AIRE (advice, issue-reporting and eligibility) and AASC (accommodation & support) contracts, meaning the services delivered by Migrant Help and Mears respectively under these new contracts are now live in our region. AIRE This means that service users living in Yorkshire & Humberside should contact the […]

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Congratulations to Kidist!

A huge congratulations to Kidist, from RETAS Leeds on her award winning Masters’ research! 🎉 “First of all I would like to thank all for supporting me all the way. My journey from being an Asylum Seeker, Community Network member at MAP and MNC, continuing higher education at Leeds Beckett University has been an incredible […]

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Trustee Vacancy at Manuel Bravo Project

Manuel Bravo Project are recruiting for a new Trustee!  Manuel Bravo Project is a charitable organisation based in Leeds that aims to help asylum seekers who are unable to find adequate legal representation. Manuel Bravo Project are looking for individuals who are ambitious for our communities, with an ability to think creatively, willingness to speak […]

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Competition: Visual Representation of Multilingualism

BAAL (British Association for Applied Linguistics), in partnership with CuratorSpace, Multilingual Matters, and the AILA Research Network for Creative Inquiry and Applied Linguistics, is looking for applied linguists and visual artists to submit visual representations of multilingualism as part of an international competition. This competition aims to provide a creative opportunity to explore new ways […]

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