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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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Scope NI NICVA Article – 12 Myths About Immigration

http://scopeni.nicva.org/article/twelve-myths-about-immigration One of the most toxic debates of recent times is that around immigration. It was a central issue in the Brexit referendum. As part of the preparations for Brexit the Migration Advisory Committee was commissioned by the UK government to examine the impact that immigrants from the EU have had on the UK economy and to recommend immigration policy …

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Immigration

Immigration Law Under UK immigration law, only authorised individuals can give immigration advice to help you prepare and submit a visa application. Immigration advisers must be registered with the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC). All authorised agents have an authorisation number from the OISC. Levels of service The levels of service that can be provided:  OISC Level Level …

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