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Support the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants Campaign ‘In the Gaps’

This pandemic has shaken up our entire world order. Front pages, applause and rainbows have been dedicated to the workers who are keeping the country moving. And from the ‘you clap for me now’ video, to the calls for visa extensions from NHS workers, to the stories of factory workers being denied basic rights and protections, there is a spotlight …

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The UK’s new point-based immigration system is live

From today, all foreign nationals, including from the European Union who want to come to work in the UK from 1 January 2021 must apply online for a visa. Those seeking a skilled worker visa will need a job offer, to be proficient in English and earn at least £25,600. Free movement from and to the EU will come to …

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New Europeans UK – Video Explainers

New Europeans UK have produced a selection of videos available in a number of languages explaining how to apply to EUSS with a criminal record and a step-by-step video guide on accessing and proving your status. https://neweuropeans.uk/individuals-resources/

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New Europeans UK Report – Digital Status: Handle with Care

“Digital Status: Handle with care”, the New Europeans UK’s report on the experience of vulnerable EU communities accessing the EU Settlement Scheme, the government’s brand new digital immigration status for EU citizens living in the UK, has been published today. The research explores the experience of at risk groups by focusing on older Italians and members of the Roma community.  It exposes …

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MMEC Call for Partners for a Research Policy and Advocacy Consortium

Call for Partners: Research, Policy and Advocacy Consortium The Migrant and Minority Ethnic Council (MMEC) is launching a Research Policy and Advocacy Consortium for partners in Northern Ireland with a response to a consultation on “Ethnic disparities and inequality in the UK” and would welcome your input. Follow this link for further information. https://www.mmecouncil.org/post/rpa-consortium

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CAJ Webinar on the Immigration and Asylum Seekers System

An expert webinar hosted by Úna Boyd (CAJ)  will be held on Thursday 26 November, from 4pm to 5:30pm. This will focus on the immigration and asylum system in Northern Ireland, drawing on insights from people who have direct experience of the current system. Úna has outlined the session: Northern Ireland has a strong history of community activism and peacebuilding …

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Doctors of the World UK – Keeping Young People Healthy

Doctors of the World UK (DOTW) is pleased to offer leaflets with health and wellbeing information for young refugees and unaccompanied asylum-seeking children (UASC) and young people (YP) living in the UK. Available in 10 languages, the leaflets were produced in partnership with the British Red Cross (BRC), PositiveNegatives, Transbless Translations, and young people taking part in the BRC’s Refugees and Befriending Project in …

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Ombudsman Report on Direct Provision (ROI)

Ombudsman says Direct Provision accommodation system is unsuitable Ombudsman Peter Tyndall has again expressed his concerns over the unsuitability of accommodation in the direct provision system. The Ombudsman was speaking after the publication of his annual commentary on his experience of dealing with complaints from those in the direct provision system. The Ombudsman said: “Current Direct Provision accommodation is not …

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Job Opportunity with Red Cross

Project Coordinator – Family Reunion Integration Service (FRIS): Project Coordinator – Family Reunion Integration Service REQ27PT https://www.communityni.org/job/project-coordinator-family-reunion-integration-service-0

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