“A person becomes a person through other persons”: Ubuntu Women’s Shelter
May 13, 2019
At the start of May, we ran a workshop on the asylum process in Glasgow, and we were really happy to meet a couple of women representing Ubuntu Women’s Shelter.
Ubuntu are the first specialist service in the UK run and managed by people with lived experience of migration, asylum or destitution.read more
Video link bail hearings: limiting access to justice
May 10, 2019
PhD researcher Jo Hynes wrote this week about her observations on the use of video link technology in immigration bail hearings.
During her observations, bail was refused in 31% of the cases heard via video link and never refused in instances where cases were heard in person.read more
Learning together, sharing together, surviving together
May 8, 2019
We launched the Right to Remain asylum navigation board (co-developed with Dr Victoria Canning of Bristol University and Calverts design and print cooperative) in Glasgow last week.
Here, Lisa Matthews (coordinator at Right to Remain) talks to Josh at Third Works about the asylum navigation board, and the main stages of the UK asylum process (in 2 minutes!).read more
8:00pm to 8:00am, 365 nights a year: Glasgow night shelter
May 2, 2019
This week, we ran a workshop on the asylum process for volunteers at the Glasgow night shelter. The shelter provides emergency accommodation for destitute people seeking asylum, and other people with no recourse to public funds.read more
Helping people at the start of their asylum journey: Early Asylum Support Sheffield
Apr 25, 2019
Since 2016, we’ve been working with Early Asylum Support Sheffield, a volunteer group who run monthly information sessions for people newly-arrived to the area, on preparing for the asylum substantive interview.read more
New Patients Not Passports toolkit
Apr 10, 2019
Docs Not Cops, Migrants Organise and Medact have launched a new toolkit designed to support you in advocating for people facing charges for NHS care, and in taking action to end immigration checks and upfront charging in the NHS.
There’s guidance if you’re supporting someone being charged for healthcare, the facts about the NHS charges, and tools so you can campaign for change in your local area.read more
Immigration and asylum law explained, in accessible language.
Our blog of legal resources for non-lawyers. With explanation of important legal developments in immigration, asylum and human rights law, and links to further resources.
The accessible self-help and solidarity guide to understanding the asylum and immigration system in the UK, and taking action for the right to remain. An essential resource for anyone going through the legal system, or supporting others.