20 August 2021: From a number of members of the QARN Steering Group:
We understand the urgency of the situation for those fleeing Afghanistan, and also those already in UK who are in the asylum process, or living in the hidden economy without papers at this time.
The situation also provokes us to act, and thoughts in Meetings are turning to offering sponsorship to those who will be brought to UK having been assessed as very vulnerable under the scheme put in place by the UK Government.
These schemes appear attractive to people wanting to do something. They can also bring a range of difficulties to the people offered support, and those offering to help.
People must make their own decisions and there will be others with experience amongst members of the QARN network.Continue reading “Responding to the urgency of the situation in Afghanistan”