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Law Centre Update Work permission for asylum seekers – changes to Shortage Occupation List 

Asylum seekers are generally not permitted to work. However, if someone has waited for 12 months for a decision on an asylum / fresh claim, s/he can apply to the Home Office to obtain permission to work (assuming s/he is not responsible for the delay). If work permission is granted, the asylum seeker is limited to working in particular professions …

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CYPSP Translation Hub

As you may be aware a central Translation hub was set up on the CYPSP website and launched in August and provides information on health, education, family support, Covid, housing, employment, safety, EUSS, sign language and contacts. We have a set of finalised leaflets promoting the hub available at http://www.cypsp.hscni.net/translation-leaflets/ which can be downloaded, printed and/or shared.

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