New government proposals in the Nationality and Borders Bill currently before Parliament abandon people fleeing war and persecution. We’re calling for a more humane approach to people seeking protection in the UK.
If you want to know what the Nationality and Borders Bill really means, and don’t have time to read all 67 pages, the Jubilee+ website has a summary of the main points, its implications for asylum seekers, and why Christians and others should care – and do all we can to prevent it becoming law. https://jubilee-plus.org/refugee-network/news/
There is a folder full of Nationality and Borders Bill briefings which is free for you to access here, all the Together With Refugees campaign assets can be found here
An excllent articleon the immorality of the Bill by Caroline Gregory (from a Christian perspective) appears here
Interested in Community-Based Research? UCLan is running a short intensive research training course for people with refugee backgrounds/ Sanctuary Seekers in Lancashire. No previous experience of research required, but a reasonable level of spoken and written English is necessary. Commissioned by Lancashire County Council (LCC), the training will begin in February and has a small […]
There are 2 days left to apply for the Refugee Specialist Caseworker in our Fylde Coast Team. You will be working with excellent Caseworkers who support a large number of Syrian and Afghan families 👇 https://uk.indeed.com/m/viewjob?jk=dda7874ee31168ce&from=serp The Salvation Army(Feed generated with FetchRSS)
Schools of Sanctuary Updates We are excited to share that the new edition of the Schools of Sanctuary resource pack is now available! . The pack outlines everything a school needs to know and to do to be recognised as a School of Sanctuary. We have also been running a series of training sessions for […]
https://www.davidalton.net/2022/01/05/house-of-lords-debates-the-borders-and-nationality-bill-an-opportunity-to-put-right-long-standing-wrongs-not-to-introduce-unjust-and-counterproductive-measures/ Today during a House of Lords Second Reading debate on the Borders and Nationality Bill I said we had an opportunity to put right long standing wrongs – not to introduce unjust and counterproductive measures. Forty years ago during consideration of the 1981 British Nationality Act I raised concern...(Feed generated with FetchRSS)