Inside our Toolkit workshop with Journey LGBTQ+ Asylum Seekers Group

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On Tuesday 18th October, we were delighted to hold a Toolkit workshop for Journey, a group that offers support to LGTBQ+ asylum seekers and refugees in Birmingham. The workshop was held at Carrs Lane Church, and it was our fourth workshop in the city in recent months, as we try to better understand the situation for people seeking asylum there.

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Home Office concession on earlier ILR for some young people

Legal Updates

Following a legal challenge by Islington Law Centre and the Migrant and Refugee Children’s Legal Unit (MiCLU), and campaigning by the organisation We Belong, the Home Office have announced a concession (a slight change in policy) for some young people who have been granted periods of limited leave and will eventually want to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain.

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New resources from BID on appealing a deportation

Legal Updates

The organisation BID have produced a new self-help leaflet to help people without a lawyer appeal against deportation on the basis of the family life with a child in the UK.

The leaflet explains the meaning of ‘the best interests’ of children in deportation appeals.

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Our 2019: a year in review

News

Tempting as it is to not look back at this year, it’s important to remember the small successes, and how we’ve survived this year to fight for a better one.

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New video: understanding case law

Legal Updates

The latest video from our series on understanding the UK asylum and immigration system – this one is on understanding case law.

Find out what it is, where to find it, and how to use it in your legal case.

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