GMIAU's Amanda and Denise in 2020 with Councillor Garry Bridges signing Manchester's pledge to support their children and young people affected by Brexit.

News on the EU Settlement Scheme

Despite EU citizens in the UK being told by Boris Johnson “”you will get the absolute certainty of the rights to live and remain” here after Brexit, and by Sajid Javid that the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) will make it “simple and straightforward [….] for EU citizens and their families…

Briefing: Immigration Reporting Conditions

This is a short briefing from GMIAU and Migrants Organise for immigration solicitors, caseworkers and support workers. Its purpose is to flag that the government’s guidance for reporting conditions was updated earlier this year (May 2022) and that if you are working with people who are reporting in person, you…

Our plea to the new Home Secretary

It’s understood that the former Home Secretary, Priti Patel, had in her office a whiteboard setting out the priorities of the department, with Windrush very close to the bottom. And her time in charge of the Home Office made it abundantly clear that her primary concerns, rather than providing any…

What we told MPs about the asylum process

Last week, GMIAU Policy Officer Rivka gave evidence to the Women and Equalities Committee as part of their inquiry, Equality and the UK Asylum Process. The evidence session focused on access to services for vulnerable people in the asylum process: financial support, accommodation, healthcare, children’s services and education. Here’s a…