Don’t Abandon Our Human Rights Act

MIGRANTS RESOURCE CENTRE & ASYLUM AID JOIN OVER 160 GROUPS TO TELL THERESA MAY: DON’T ABANDON OUR HUMAN RIGHTS ACT   Organisations come together to say now is time to think again, not to risk further division and legal confusion A letter asking the Prime Minister to abandon plans to scrap the Human Rights Act has…

Policy Briefing – The UK’s approach to statelessness

This briefing considers the UK’s approach to statelessness applications under Part 14 of the Immigration Rules and identifies some of the existing shortcomings in the UK’s approach. We make three main recommendations regarding: 1) quality of decisions; 2) delays in decision making; and 3) the need for legal aid. Click on the image below to…

Women’s Asylum News 136

In this issue of Women’s Asylum News there is new guidance on the 72-hour time limit on detention of pregnant women and new evidence on the extent of sexual assaults that have taken place in the notorious detention centre, Yarl’s Wood. Click the image below to read!  

Women’s Asylum News 135

In this issue of Women’s Asylum News, it’s “Time to Act” on double standards for survivors of sexual violence, the long-term mental health struggles of women survivors of different types of trafficking, and issues affecting trans women in detention.  Click the image below to read!  

Women’s Asylum News 134

In this issue of Women’s Asylum News, women and children now make up the majority of refugees arriving in Europe, lone women at risk in Pakistan, and progress on our Protection Gap campaign in the European Parliament. Click on the image below to read!

Press Release: Asylum Aid in merger talks with Migrants Resource Centre

LONDON – March 8, 2016 – Migrants Resource Centre and Asylum Aid announced today that they are engaged in merger discussions. Both charities provide support for migrants and refugees across the UK. Between them, the organisations provide a wide variety of services including immigration and asylum legal advice; health, housing, debt and employment advice; English…