House of Lords MUST STAND FIRM! Scrap the Nationality & Borders Bill

House of Lords MUST STAND FIRM! Scrap the Nationality & Borders Bill PROTEST: Tues 26 April 1-3pm Old Palace Yard Westminster London On Tuesday the racist Nationality and Borders Bill comes back to the Lords, at the same time as the hated Police, Crime and Sentencing Bill, which undermines the right to protest. Both these …

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‘Shortage occupations’ change is not such good news for asylum seekers

‘Shortage occupations’ change is not such good news for asylum seekers THE shortage of care workers had led the government to expand the list of “shortage occupations” and allow asylum seekers who have been waiting more than 12 months for a home office decision to apply to work in this sector. This seems like good …

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Briefing & proposed amendments to reduce the devastating effect of the Nationality & Borders Bill on traumatised victims of rape and domestic violence

Briefing and proposed amendments to reduce the devastating effect of the Nationality & Borders Bill on traumatised victims of rape and domestic violence https://womenagainstrape.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/FaithFinal.mp4 Contact: asylumfromrape@womenagainstrape.net 020 7482 2496, @AgainstRape Introduction Women Against Rape (WAR) has been supporting women seeking asylum from rape for the last thirty years. Since 2002, WAR has worked closely with the …

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EVENT: Between the devil & the deep blue sea

EVENT: A lunchtime online Q&A hosted by All African Women’s Group and Global Women Against Deportations at the Crossroads Women’s Centre. Tues 14 December 12.30-2pm.   Free registration: CLICK HERE Hear from women asylum seekers who have made the dangerous journey to the UK and who can counter the lies put out about people fleeing for …

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‘I was terrified’: Ugandan woman wins asylum thanks to women’s centre’

Sally Patterson, 23 November 2021 https://www.hamhigh.co.uk/news/kentish-town-crossroad-women-supports-ugandan-asylum-seeker-8498126 ‘I was terrified’: Ugandan woman wins asylum thanks to women’s centre’ A Ugandan woman won her asylum claim thanks to The All African Women’s Group, based at Kentish Town’s Crossroad Women – Credit: Women Against Rape A lesbian woman from Uganda has won her asylum claim to remain in …

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Traumatised and alone – why are we still sending survivors of abuse to detention centres?

Traumatised and alone – why are we still sending survivors of abuse to detention centres? Metro Exclusive, By Lauren Crosby Medlicott, Freelance writer Sunday 7 Nov 2021 8:00 am Following years of violence at the hands of her husband, in 2002, Gloria Peters fled her home country of Kenya. It had been a difficult decision to make, and …

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Letter to women MPs – Up from Destitution

Letter to women MPs Crossroads Women’s Centre, 25 Wolsey Mews, London, NW5 2DX T: 020 7482 2496 E: gwad@allwomencount.net Dear [women MPs], We write to tell you about our new report Up from Destitution and ask if you can support our demand for an end to the enforced destitution of asylum seekers. Up from Destitution …

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UP FROM DESTITUTION

UP FROM DESTITUTION WOMEN AND OUR CHILDREN ESCAPING PERSECUTION, WAR & ECOLOGICAL DEVASTATION HAVE A RIGHT TO ASYLUM AND SUPPORT Up from Destitution, a survey of women seeking asylum and making immigration applications in the UK, has found that 60% of participants are living on an income so low that they are classified as officially …

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Action Alert: Oppose the Nationality and Borders Bill

The Nationality & Borders Bill introduces a two-tier system so that anyone entering the UK by a so-called illegal route will no longer be entitled to full refugee status. Instead, you will only get “temporary protection status” lasting no longer than 30 months. You will have limited access to benefits and family reunion, and could …

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