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Access to Higher Education for Migrants

Do you know someone who cannot get access to Higher Education because of their immigration status? Emma Brooksbank of Simpson Millar has written a blog post  I am keen to get a sense of how many families are affected in our region. This will particularly be children/young adults with refugee status or limited leave on a […]

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Notes from Multi Agency Meeting – Monday 8 June 2015

One Community Centre, Cromwell Street, Leeds, LS9 Apologies from:  Khami Miraf, Andrew Hawkins WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS Other agenda items to be added were the Hardship Fund, Choices event and migrant third sector organisations UPDATES G4S not present at the meeting. Philip Pelter from Leeds Housing Options (LHO) attended to give an update and answer any […]

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Vacancy: Welcome to Leeds/Meet and Travel Together Coordinator [p/t]

Welcome to Leeds / Meet and Travel Together Coordinator post.  Please find attached job description and person specification . The deadline for applications is 20th June July 5pm, interviews to be held on 28th June July. These projects are now housed under Northern Welcome (Northern Refugee Centre) and RETAS.  For your research, background info and resources […]

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Extra payments for s95 recipients with exceptional needs

This came via Khami at Migrant Help How to apply Exceptional needs payments can be provided under section 96(2) Immigration and Asylum Act 1999. Unfortunately there is currently no published Home Office policy or application form to help asylum seekers request such payments. Therefore, we recommend that you use the attached guidance note and template […]

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Asylum Seekers stranded in Liverpool after further submissions interviews

Khami from Migrant Help just posted this: Please kindly read the attached letter from Jenny Ewels, Head of Safer & Stronger Communities, Liverpool City Council. This is in relation to clients who miss their transportation or are stranded in Liverpool, having submitted their fresh claims at the Further Submissions Unit in Liverpool. The protocol agreed […]

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