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EU Citizens’ Manifesto for Change Online Launch, Tuesday 7th May

EU Citizens’ Manifesto for Change Online Launch, Tuesday 7th May, 19:00-20:15 Register now Dear EU citizens and supporters, As we approach the next UK General Election, our communities are coming together and organising for change. You are invited to be a part of this journey! In the same way that political parties of all stripes publish manifestos with their pledges to the electorate, we …

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Migrants’ Rights Network – The Rwanda Bill is set to become law

The day we were dreading has finally come: the Rwanda Bill is set to become law.  Just hours after the Bill passed, news broke that more people seeking safety in the UK died trying to cross the Channel. These laws are deadly by design. This marks another chapter in the history of deterring people from the Global South and People …

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Law Centre – NI Refugee/Asylum Statistics Update

An updated NI Refugee/Asylum statistics paper, is now available. This reflects current data from Home Office for the year ending 2023. You can find it on our Migration Justice Page, or direct link here. The briefing covers: Part A: asylum statistics   – including updated support rates and incoming support rates from January, dispersal areas, nationalities etc Part B: ‘safe & …

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IOM – Research report, “A Study on Human Trafficking between Ireland and Northern Ireland”.

To mark Anti-Slavery Day 2023, IOM UK together with IOM Ireland is pleased to release the research report, “A Study on Human Trafficking between Ireland and Northern Ireland”.   #ModernSlavery affects almost every country in the world, including the UK, and remains a largely hidden phenomenon. On #AntiSlaveryDay we reiterate the importance of an evidence-based approach to improve the access to services and …

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Right To Remain News – Updates on the Illegal Migration Act and the government faces legal action.

The Illegal Migration Act: where are we now? This article was updated on 10 October 2023 to reflect the enforcement of section 12 of the Illegal Migration Act. In May of this year, we published a deep delve into our opinion of the then Illegal Migration Bill and the potential of its passing to create wider systemic collapse. You can …

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Help and advice on withdrawal of Asylum Claims – translations.

A recent change in law means that the Home Office can more easily ‘conclude’ asylum applications by treating them as withdrawn. The implications of an asylum withdrawal on a person’s asylum support are drastic. Their financial support will stop straightaway and they will be given 7 days’ notice to quit their accommodation. This brief guide for refugee support organisations explains …

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The Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants – Unions & migrant orgs statement LIVE – Public Sector Pay Rise

  Some positive news ! 60 trade unions and migrant organisations – including the BMA, NEU, NASUWT, GMB and PCS – signed the statement calling out the gov’s plans to fund a public sector pay rise off the backs of migrants. Thank you so much to everyone who signed ❤️ Today the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants is launching the statement …

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