New Report Highlights Failings in Accessing Section 4 Support
This week saw the launch of a new report by NACCOM and Refugee Action looking into lengthy Home Office delays in delivering asylum support to those who are destitute and have been refused asylum.
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September
06
2019
Author
Dave Smith
New Asylum Statistics Released
The Home Office has released asylum statistics for the period from April to June 2019. They show a significant rise in positive decisions but also a sharp rise in people waiting more than six months for a decision.
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September
03
2019
Author
Dave Smith
Lift The Ban coalition announces Social Media Action.
In order to ensure that the right to work for people seeking asylum remains high on the agenda of the new Home Secretary as it was for her predecessor, the Lift the Ban coalition has launched a social media action which all supporters […]
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August
08
2019
Author
Dave Smith
NACCOM launches new report into Refugee Homelessness
NACCOM, the No Accommodation Network has launched follow-up report to 'Mind The Gap', showing how newly granted refugees are still being made homeless after moving on from asylum accommodation.
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June
20
2019
Author
Dave Smith
Praxis publishes new Impact Report
Praxis Community Projects in East London has just released its 2018 Impact Report, which shows the difference the organisation is making to vulnerable migrants in London.
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April
11
2019
Author
Dave Smith
Sanctus in Stoke is looking for a new Chair for its Board
Sanctus in Stoke-on-Trent provides support for refugees and people seeking asylum in the UK. It is looking for new Chair for its Board with senior experience in the charity sector who is passionate about refugees and asylum seekers.
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April
11
2019
Author
Dave Smith
New Destitution Report launched in Scotland
A new report on destitution among asylum seekers in Scotland entitled 'From Pillar to Post' has been launched.
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April
11
2019
Author
Andrea Vukovic (Asylum Matters)
Red Cross publishes new Move-On Report
The British Red Cross has published a follow-up report to its original report in 2014 on the move-on period for new refugees. In brief, little has changed.
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December
06
2018
Author
Dave Smith
European Asylum Conference declaration
150 asylum experts from churches and civil society last week issued a declaration calling on an end to the EU asylum regime of hotspots and the establishment of ways of safe passage into Europe.
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November
13
2018
Author
Alan Meban, Focus on Refugees
New Briefing on Healthcare Charges
What are Asylum Seekers and other Immigrants entitled to? What do they have to pay for? This briefing from Asylum Matters gives you the answers.
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August
23
2018
Author
Dave Smith
JPIT calls for an end to the 'Hostile Environment'.
In a report published at the end of June, a group of churches called the hostile environment "inhumane and discriminatory", encouraging “suspicion and distrust”.
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June
29
2018
Author
Dave Smith
NACCOM Conference date and venue announced
Tickets are now on sale for the Annual Conference in September of NACCOM, the No Accommodation Network, whose members provide accommodation for destitute asylum seekers and refugees.
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May
30
2018
Author
Dave Smith
JRS launches new report on Refugee Destitution in London
The Jesuit Refugee Service has launched a comprehensive report called 'Out in the Cold' on the homelessness and destitution experienced by those using its services in London.
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January
26
2018
Author
Jesuit Refugee Service
Uk Asylum Rates increased - by 80p a week
The weekly support allowance for asylum seekers in the UK has been increased by 80p a week to £37.75.
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January
23
2018
Author
Dave Smith
Guardian and Observer charity appeal raises more than £1.5m
The 2017 Guardian and Observer Christmas charity appeal raised more than £1.5m for three homeless charities. One of them is NACCOM, the No Accommodation Network that supports organisations that accommodate destitute asylum seekers.
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January
14
2018
Author
Dave Smith
Toolkit launched to support hosting schemes across the UK
In response to rising levels of migrant destitution and increasing public support for refugees facing homelessness, NACCOM and Homeless Link have launched the sector’s first ‘Hosting Toolkit’, a how-to guide for organisations […]
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September
03
2017
Author
Dave Smith

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