Afghanistan: Asylum Welcome’s Response and How to Support Refugees

Asylum Welcome is deeply concerned about recent events in Afghanistan and the impact that these events are having on innocent people whose safety is now at risk. You can read our full statement here. We are working with councils, charities and community organisations to welcome Afghan refugees to Oxfordshire and support them on their

2021-08-26T10:23:00+00:00August 25th, 2021|

Asylum Welcome’s Statement on Afghanistan

The Asylum Welcome community in Oxfordshire is extremely concerned about the devastating situation in Afghanistan and how this is affecting thousands of Afghan refugees in Oxfordshire. We are glad to hear that the Home Secretary Priti Patel has announced the resettlement of 5,000 refugees this year 'with the potential of accommodating up to 20,000

2021-08-26T10:24:32+00:00August 18th, 2021|

The 70th Anniversary of the Refugee Convention, and why it matters today

The 28th July 2021 marks the 70th anniversary of the 1951 Refugee Convention. The Convention was signed in 1951 by a group of nations that agreed to welcome people displaced by the events of the Second World War and its aftermath. In 1967, the Convention expanded to include all people fleeing persecution, and this has been

2021-07-29T20:14:01+00:00July 29th, 2021|

Asylum Welcome’s Europa Welcome – 30 days to apply for Settled Status

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: europawelcome@asylum-welcome.org. Asylum Welcome’s Europa Welcome team is happy to let you know that our

2021-07-09T15:07:01+00:00June 3rd, 2021|

Oxford Brookes Sanctuary Scholarship

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

2021-07-09T13:29:01+00:00June 3rd, 2021|

Consultation on the New Plan for Immigration closing this Thursday 6th May

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.

2021-07-09T13:02:01+00:00May 4th, 2021|

Dr Emma Sidebotham’s video in Tetum on the importance of the Covid-19 vaccination

This video is in Tetum. The translation to English below was kindly provided by Dr Emma Sidebotham. “Hi everyone. I am Emma and I am a doctor that has previously lived and worked in Timor Leste. This message is to help ensure that as many people as possible from

2021-07-09T13:59:03+00:00February 17th, 2021|

One-year countdown to apply to the EU Settled Status

There is still one year to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme. EU citizens and their families have one year from today until 30 June 2021 to apply for settled status and Europa Welcome is here to help! Over the last year 872 people accessed our Europa Welcome service at Asylum Welcome. We

2021-07-09T13:42:35+00:00June 30th, 2020|
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