Lloyds Bank Foundation has just published a blog by Mark Goldring, Asylum Welcome's Director, on Turning practice into policy: Getting a local refugee charity more involved in advocacy. Here is an extract: "Having worked at national charities well known for their advocacy and campaigning work and
Building on our learning and success in 2021. Despite all the challenges that Covid threw at Asylum Welcome and our clients in 2020, we were actually able to support more clients with more services between April and March than in the year before. The profile of our work certainly changed to help refugees and
Hello, The theme of this year’s Refugee Week is inspired by the remarkable ‘I have a dream’ speech, in which Martin Luther King said “We cannot walk alone. And as we walk, we must make the pledge that we shall march ahead. We cannot turn back.” Here at Asylum Welcome, we are absolutely committed to
Refugee Week is a UK-wide festival celebrating the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees and people seeking sanctuary. Founded in 1998, it is held every year around World Refugee Day on the 20 June. This year’s theme is ‘We Cannot Walk Alone,’ inspired by Martin Luther King’s
This year’s Refugee Week theme is We Cannot Walk Alone. One significant question here is who the “we” refers to. Listening to The Home Secretary and her colleagues, it would be easy to believe that asylum seekers are scroungers, arriving for a better or easier life and intending to live off our welfare state.
There are less than 30 days left before the EU Settlement Scheme deadline! Do you need help to apply? Not sure if you or anyone you know may need to? Contact us today for support and advice: WhatsApp/text/phone: 07719128054; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Asylum Welcome’s Europa Welcome team is happy to let you know that our
The Oxford Brookes Sanctuary Scholarship is for individuals seeking asylum and those who have a form of protection from an asylum claim, who are not able to access government student finance. The scholarship is only open to applications until 15th of June. This scholarship is for applicants with an offer or awaiting a decision
Building on our learning and success in 2021. Despite all the challenges that Covid threw at Asylum Welcome and our clients in 2020, we were actually able to support more clients with more services between April and March than in the year before. The profile of our work certainly changed to help refugees and migrants
We are deeply concerned about the government’s New Plan for Immigration. Please see here for more information. The consultation on the paper closes at 11.45pm on 6th May. You can respond to the paper and contribute to the consultation here. You may find Asylum Welcome's guidance on responding to the consultation useful here.
Dear Friends, To read this in Arabic click here. To read this in Farsi click here. To read this is Urdu click here. As you may know, on 24th March the government published a plan to reform the immigration and asylum system. We have until 6th May to respond to this plan. The