What can I do – update

quaker_home_theme11 February 2016: Gov.uk: Syrian refugees: what you can do to help 

The refugees coming under the Vulerable Persons Scheme will have 5 years Leave to Remain in UK, and so will have a home, entitlement to work, and to claim benefits and allowances, but they will probably really appreciate a smiling face and open heart, a cup of tea, help to find their way around, and quiet time to recover from their experiences.

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Responses to the QPSW paper about sponsorship below:

Updated with the following observation 13 March 2022: Please note that over time the law and rules change – some of these thought may have changed, some of the information will be out of date. Also, these are views expressed by Quakers who are not trained in law – please excuse any inaccuracies.

Updated 1 February 2016: Quakers have been asked to consider the QPSW paper regarding sponsorship of refugees, which will be before Meeting for Sufferings on Saturday 6 February 2015.  

Below are comments of some Quakers connected with QARN, reprinted with permission  – the original paper is here – https://www.qarn.org.uk/homepage/quaker-peace-and-social-witness-private-sponsorship-of-refugees. Quakers should discuss their thoughts with their own Meeting for Sufferings representative

Posted 31 January 2016 – this post will be updated as thoughts come in: Continue reading “Responses to the QPSW paper about sponsorship below:”