Our Statement on Ukraine

We, as a Project supporting voluntary sector organisations in the West Midlands working with migrants, have watched with alarm and concern at unfolding events following the invasion of Ukraine. Our thoughts are with the people of Ukraine and their neighbours as they are dealing with this developing crisis. We wish Read more…

MIGRATION NETWORK MEETING

We recently released our first Sector Assessment – BARRIERS TO MIGRANT INTEGRATION: CHALLENGES FACING MIGRANTS AND THE MIGRATION SUPPORT SECTOR IN BIRMINGHAM AND THE BLACK COUNTRY. The report has been shared widely with colleagues across the voluntary sector, policy makers, elected representatives and in local government. We are keen to Read more…

Focus Groups

We will be conducting a series of focus group activities from Spring 2022 to help broaden our understanding of the barriers faced by migrants settling in the region. For further information and to get involved go to: https://migrationpolicy.org.uk/focusgroups/

Sector Assessment

We are delighted to share with you our first Sector Assessment – BARRIERS TO MIGRANT INTEGRATION: CHALLENGES FACING MIGRANTS AND THE MIGRATION SUPPORT SECTOR IN BIRMINGHAM AND THE BLACK COUNTRY. It is intended to provide a detailed look at the issues affecting integration for migrants in the region across four Read more…

EU SETTLED STATUS

We have recently coordinated a letter from colleagues across the voluntary sector to all candidates in the forthcoming West Midlands Mayoral elections asking for their support in lifting the deadline for applications to the EU Settled Status Scheme. You can find a short briefing coverage many of the issues HERE. Read more…

ASSET REGISTER

As part of our work to provide strategic support to the sector we are currently developing an Asset Register that will help us understand and evaluate patterns, trends and needs. This will collate information on the demand, capacity, and impact of groups and organisations who have migrants as service users. Read more…