Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

We are in contact with all our existing clients and we will continue to advise and represent to the best of our ability. All our services are running. The Home Office are no longer interviewing adults and children who are claiming asylum but they are screening children at Dallas Court.…

AGM raffle raises £95!

On Saturday 16th November 2019 GMIAU held our Annual General Meeting. Thank you to all who attended and took part in the raffle which raised £95. GMIAU relies on donations and fundraising to keep services running. On a yearly basis we give advice and support to around 5000 people facing…

Not so straightforward

Today GMIAU has released a new report “Not so straightforward” about the experiences of children in care and care leavers in Greater Manchester affected by Brexit immigration changes. In spring 2019, bus stops around Greater Manchester started to carry posters – with pictures of cups of tea on – advising…

Vacancies – Trustees

We are recruiting. Help Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit by becoming a Trustee. Do you believe that every person who claims asylum in the UK has the right to a rapid, fair and humane assessment of their claim? Do you believe that someone who is newly arrived from another country,…

GMIAU’s 30th Birthday Fundraiser

30 years ago, GMIAU was set up by ardent campaigners after lobbying Greater Manchester councils. Originally based in Manchester Town Hall with 4 workers, GMIAU has supported many thousands of people subject to immigration control to achieve settlement and security and fight the barriers of hostile immigration laws, media rhetoric…

Declaration at HOME

Declaration is a mixed media music and video performance and digital art installation led by artist Kooj Chuhan and composer Tagné Tebu. It focuses on jazz improvisation but incorporates improvisatory approaches from India, Africa, Middle East. Improvisatory approaches will drive narrative development and the video projection to reflect the respective…

Levelz Fundraiser at YES

Several weeks ago, we were contacted by Manchester music and art collective Levelz to let us know that they were putting on a fundraiser to raise money to help us continue fighting for migrant rights, as part of efforts to raise awareness for the Windrush Campaign. An all-star Mancunian lineup…