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…

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…

SECTOR ASSESSMENT

We are developing our first assessment of sector activity, as well as the processes that will enable to carry out this work effectively and on a regular basis. We plan to release the document in the third quarter of 2021. You can read about our plans, and the processes we Read more…

EU SETTLEMENT SCHEME

We are compiling a list of resources to support those living in the region who need to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme in advance of the 31st June 2021 deadline. Further details can be found on our dedicated page: www.migrationpolicy.org.uk/euss