Forced Migration – policy, trends, activism

Click on this link for Gina Clayton’s powerpoint: Forced Migration in the UK

  • Forced Migration in the UK: National policy, CURRENT TRENDS and Local Activism
Other relevant resources :
There are thousands of immigration rules. Parts 11 and 11B deal with asylum.
The UK asylum process is described in full here:
An excellent guide to the process is here:

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Debate: detention of vulnerable people

Anne McLaughlin MP has a Westminster Hall debate on Tuesday 14 March from 2.30pm to 4pmon the detention of vulnerable people. 
The debate is “on behalf of the SNP Group to raise the Shaw Review and progress since its publication last year” – however, it is not exclusively about SNP and we hope other MPs will also speak at the debate.  
Just a reminder that one of the key advocacy asks of the Detention Forum is ending the detention of vulnerable people, so this is quite important.
QARN statement will be uploaded here

Jane and John video

Right2Be video: Through first-hand narrative of asylum seekers and a number of organisations who support them, this short film made by Warwick law students, provides an insight into the life of asylum seekers highlighting the difficulties they face, the absence of legal protection and the lacuna created thereafter. In the video, Right to Remain explains the barriers people face in the asylum process, and how this can mean that people cannot access justice and establish their legal rights.  Continue reading “Jane and John video”