Detention, Destitution and Deportation – gathering Quaker energy to speak truth to power

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Detention, Destitution and Deportation – gathering Quaker energy to speak truth to power’, over the weekend of 6-8 February 2015 at Woodbrooke, Birmingham.

The Conference was attended by Quakers from Quaker Meetings in England, Scotland, Eire and Wales, and we were joined by Jerome Phelps of ‘Detention Action’ and Mike Kaye of ‘Still Human Still Here’ who were speakers during the Saturday.  Our experience was enhanced by the presence of five members of ‘RAPAR – Refugee and Asylum Seeker Participatory Action Research’ from Manchedter, who shared their experiences and energy over whole weekend with us.

The Conference brings the following Minute: Continue reading “Detention, Destitution and Deportation – gathering Quaker energy to speak truth to power”

Responding to the Issues Faced by Asylum Seekers & Refugees, 29th April

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Effectively Responding to the Issues Faced by Asylum Seekers & Refugees
Policy Briefing | 29th April 2015 | Central London

This event will help you to better understand how you can respond effectively to the needs of asylum seekers and support them with up to date advice and a sensitive approach. You will have the opportunity to network with your peers to discuss and debate how organisations can collaborate to create more effective services.

You will hear from experts in the field on best practice and the latest policies, strategies and initiatives from government, NGOs and stakeholder organisations, helping you to support some of the most vulnerable people in society.


Key topics will include:

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Find an immigration removal centre

1. Overview

You can visit someone in an immigration removal centre.

Check in advance:

  • what the visiting hours are
  • if you need to book an appointment
  • what ID you need
  • what items you’re allowed to take with you

https://www.gov.uk/immigration-removal-centre