A COMPREHENSIVE RESOURCE FOR HOSTING SCHEMES THAT ACCOMMODATE DESTITUTE ASYLUM SEEKERS, REFUGEES AND OTHER MIGRANTS.
WHO SHOULD READ THIS GUIDE? This guide is primarily for people who are considering becoming a host, or people who are considering setting up a scheme in their area. The information in the guide has been put together from a number of NACCOM schemes, some of which have been operating for many years. It is a product of diligent research and experience…. Continue reading “NACCOM: HOSTING TOOLKIT”
10 July 2017: Inquiry finds that instead of protecting children who have fled to Europe for safety, Government is failing them. Police violence has taught these children to fear the authorities who should be protecting them, leaving the way open for smugglers and those who want to exploit them, including traffickers.
Conclusions:Life for refused asylum seekers who cannot be returned is bleak. They may be homeless or sofa-surfing, hungry or lacking adequate clothing. They may be struggling to access some form of healthcare. They are often experiencing all of these things. They currently have no, or an extremely limited, chance of regularisation of their status. Asylum support options are not accessible to them and this issue is likely to worsen under Section 95A. Without support, these people are vulnerable to exploitation and they are likely to drop off the radar, making it even less likely that they can be returned. Continue reading “Red Cross report: Can’t Stay Can’t Go”
A report based on research from Refugee Action’s work with people seeking asylum in the UK highlighting the delays people face in the asylum support system while claiming asylum. Delays in correctly assessing people’s need for support, overturning decisions on appeal and in getting support to people have devastating consequences for people’s lives. This report outlines the changes we believe need to happen to make the asylum system fair. Continue reading “Refugee Action report: Slipping through the Cracks”
The Steering Group has signed the following on behalf of QARN:
Hate-filled media stories are creating a violent culture of hostility towards migrants and refugees.
A recent United Nations report singled out the UK’s media as being “uniquely aggressive in its campaigns against refugees and migrants.” Continue reading “Ask M&S to stop funding hate”