Category Archives: Refugees & Migrants

Home Office Consultation on “New Plan for Immigration”: Make Sure Your Opinion Is Heard

The Government have launched their “New Plan for Immigration” which sets out various proposals for changes to nationality, immigration and asylum law. Activists have called it ‘vague, cruel, unworkable and potentially unlawful’. The document is currently out for consultation until 06/05/2021 with Human Rights and Refugee charities imploring as many people as possible to voice their opposition to the plan.

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Calls Grow for MPs to Take Action on the Forcing of Refugees into Unsafe Accommodation

Freedom From Torture, a charity which provides specialist psychological therapy to help asylum seekers and refugees who have survived torture, have called for the Home Secretary to take action on the forcing of refugees into unsafe old army barracks.  The group’s #CLOSETHEBARRACKS campaign calls on Priti Patel to stop housing asylum seekers and refugees, some of who are torture survivors

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Like U Worcester: Building Bridges and Supporting the Community

There has never been a more important time for communities to come together in order to support each other through troubled times. Since 2013, Like U have been continually trying to support their community and build bridges; a task that has been made more difficult due to the pandemic. The charity hope to set up their Community Hub as soon

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How you can help Worcestershire’s refugee community?

Those that have fled persecution, war and climate disaster should be treated with dignity and respect. The fact that this is even a controversial statement in the current political climate is a tragedy. Not many issues erupt into such a toxic debate as when discussing the plight of refugees. The media storm surrounding those who make the treacherous journey across

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