Roundup of Refugee News over Christmas and New Year
This week's roundup covers two weeks of national and international refugee stories up to January 6th.
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January
07
2021
Author
Dave Smith
Part-Time Temporary PR and Comms post in Swansea.
SASS (Swansea Asylum Seeker Support) is looking to recruit a fixed-term Pr and Comms Coordinator from January to March 2021.
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December
18
2020
Author
Dave Smith
Faith Leaders and NGOs urge Government not to evict Asylum Seekers
Refugee organisations and faith leaders have written to the government to urge them to reverse the decision of the Home Office to evict refused asylum seekers onto the streets in the middle of a pandemic.
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October
08
2020
Author
Dave Smith
Women for Refugee Women launch harrowing Report on Destitution in the UK
Women for Refugee Women have published "Will I Ever Be Safe?", a report exploring the experiences of 106 destitute asylum-seeking women who have struggled to survive in the UK.
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February
22
2020
Author
Dave Smith
The British Red Cross has published a new report on the costs of refugee destitution
The report, written by the LSE on behalf of the British Red Cross,estimates that extending the move-on period from 28 to 56 days could result in annual benefits of between £4 million and £7 million to the UK
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February
22
2020
Author
Dave Smith
New Report Stresses Benefits of Hosting Vulnerable Women
Host housing schemes can be a positive option for some women but must be more women-focused and where appropriate offer women-only hosting, finds a report published recently by Commonweal Housing.
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January
31
2020
Author
Dave Smith
New Report highlights Systemic Failings in the Immigration Bail system
The Bail Observation Project have released a new report, based on 12 law students watching 55 bail hearings at Taylor House over six months.
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October
22
2019
Author
Dave Smith
New Report Highlights Failings in Accessing Section 4 Support
This week saw the launch of a new report by NACCOM and Refugee Action looking into lengthy Home Office delays in delivering asylum support to those who are destitute and have been refused asylum.
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September
06
2019
Author
Dave Smith
Home Office produces Welcome Guides for New Refugees
The Home Office has produced a guide for adults who have been granted asylum in England to access public services and make the most of the opportunities in the UK.
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September
03
2019
Author
Dave Smith
NACCOM launches new report into Refugee Homelessness
NACCOM, the No Accommodation Network has launched follow-up report to 'Mind The Gap', showing how newly granted refugees are still being made homeless after moving on from asylum accommodation.
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June
20
2019
Author
Dave Smith
Praxis publishes new Impact Report
Praxis Community Projects in East London has just released its 2018 Impact Report, which shows the difference the organisation is making to vulnerable migrants in London.
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April
11
2019
Author
Dave Smith
Sanctus in Stoke is looking for a new Chair for its Board
Sanctus in Stoke-on-Trent provides support for refugees and people seeking asylum in the UK. It is looking for new Chair for its Board with senior experience in the charity sector who is passionate about refugees and asylum seekers.
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April
11
2019
Author
Dave Smith
Swindon CIty of Sanctuary is Recruiting!
Swindon City of Sanctuary is looking for a Coordinator for its vital and successful Hosting Scheme.
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April
11
2019
Author
Dave Smith
New Destitution Report launched in Scotland
A new report on destitution among asylum seekers in Scotland entitled 'From Pillar to Post' has been launched.
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April
11
2019
Author
Andrea Vukovic (Asylum Matters)
Red Cross publishes new Move-On Report
The British Red Cross has published a follow-up report to its original report in 2014 on the move-on period for new refugees. In brief, little has changed.
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December
06
2018
Author
Dave Smith

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