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Asylum isn’t about being legal or illegal. It is about human rights.

In our latest newsletter, we reflect on a powerful annual supporters' meeting, the past two years of supporting Afghans, and a significant milestone for Sanctuary Hosting. Keep reading for more stories about the people we support, including a former client who is taking part in the Oxford Half Marathon...  

2023-09-22T19:17:00+00:00September 22nd, 2023|

34,225 nights

Sanctuary Hosting, our remarkable volunteer hosting service, has recently achieved a significant milestone. It celebrated its eighth anniversary, highlighting the incredible compassion and generosity of volunteer hosts who have provided tens of thousands of nights of secure accommodation to refugees, asylum seekers, and vulnerable migrants.

2023-09-22T22:42:18+00:00September 15th, 2023|

We are recruiting: Service Coordinator for Sanctuary Hosting

Asylum Welcome is recruiting for a new Sanctuary Hosting Service Coordinator to join the team. Could this be the job for you? Main purpose: The Service Coordinator has lead responsibility for assessing and responding to referrals of refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants facing homelessness. The postholder coordinates, facilitates and supports

2023-08-31T14:03:26+00:00August 31st, 2023|

Safe accommodation for all – Asylum Welcome responds to the planned barge transfers

We firmly believe that barges and tents are not suitable or safe accommodation for asylum seekers. This cruelty does not represent us, and it is crucial for all of us who object to speak out now. At Asylum Welcome we believe that asylum seekers and refugees should have the right

2023-08-09T09:21:12+00:00July 31st, 2023|

500 laptops before Christmas: Asylum Welcome launches new donation drive

Asylum Welcome is excited to announce a new appeal to combat digital exclusion, with the aim of collecting around 500 laptops, tablets and smartphones before Christmas. We are asking anyone who may have an old or unused device sitting redundant at home to kindly consider donating it to our Oxford office (Unit 7, Newtec

2023-07-19T10:16:33+00:00July 19th, 2023|

Final stages of the Illegal Migration Bill

By Hari Reed, Policy & Advocacy Coordinator As the Illegal Migration Bill enters its final stages, now is your last chance to lobby your MP. What happened this week? The Illegal Migration Bill (IMB), the proposed legislation behind Sunak's pledge to 'Stop the Boats', is currently in the 'ping pong' stage of

2023-07-14T23:01:04+00:00July 14th, 2023|
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