News: Nelson beats the 10-year route!

Today, we’re celebrating. The Home Office has agreed to grant Nelson Shardey permanent stay in the UK. This comes after GMIAU represented him in a legal challenge, and Nelson and his family spoke out against his unjust treatment. The Home Office has now backed down, meaning the family don’t have…

Opportunity with GMIAU – Team Assistant

We are looking for a dedicated and empathetic team assistant to provide essential administrative support and manage booking systems. This role is the heart of our work, serving as the first welcoming face of GMIAU. It is fundamental in creating a safe and supportive environment for our clients. The team…

Removals to Rwanda – Important Information

12/07/24 Update The new Labour government have said that they will not be continuing with the Rwanda plan. The Prime Minister said the Rwanda policy was “dead and buried”. What this means is that:– It is very unlikely that anyone will be removed to Rwanda, now or in the future.– It is very…

Join our Board of Trustees

Please note that we are no longer looking for new trustees – 08/05/2024 Help Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit (GMIAU) overcome immigration injustice by becoming a board member. We are the leading immigration legal advice centre in the North West and our advice and representation changes lives. Do you want…

eVisas and BRP Expiry Update

Updated July 2024 The Home Office have announced that they are phasing out Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) cards and replacing them with a digital system by the end of 2024. A BRP card is a plastic card with your name, photograph and immigration status on it. What is happening? The…

Opportunity: Finance and Legal Assistant

***Applications for this role are now closed.*** We’re looking for a Finance and Legal Assistant to work in our Manchester office. Please read all of the documents in the application pack below and return the application form and equal opportunities monitoring form by post to Applications, Greater Manchester Immigration Aid…