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Football vs the Home Office

May 17, 2019

Yesterday, Mount Pleasant Park Football Club staged a mini-football-game-protest outside Vulcan House, the Home Office building in Sheffield, against detention and deportation.

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“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.

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Drawing of a bail hearing by video link

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.

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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!).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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