GP and vaccine access for all

The NHS is vaccinating millions of people against Covid-19. But people with insecure immigration status, or no status at all, may incorrectly think that they can’t go to a doctor.   You are entitled to register with a GP and receive the vaccine, regardless of your immigration status. You do…

John Clegg

In Honour of John Clegg, 1950-2020

John Clegg’s family asked that donations be made to GMIAU in his memory. We’d like to thank all the people who generously donated.  John Clegg, who was one of the key people involved in the origins and foundation of the Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit, died on Saturday 7th November 2020.…

Vacancy: GMIAU Policy Officer

Do you want to help end the Hostile Environment? Build your policy, influencing and communications experience? Support children, young people and families to speak out about their experiences of immigration control? Then come work for us! We are looking for someone to join us as our Policy Officer to help deliver…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

You can register with a GP and access the Covid-19 vaccine regardless of your immigration status. Click here to learn more. We cannot advise on Covid-related travel restrictions and PCR testing for travel.  Our advice line operates on Mondays AND Fridays from 9:30am to 1pm, and on Wednesdays from 12:30pm…

Families unable to access visa services

GMIAU featured in the Independent this week, as part of their reporting on the injustices faced by families trying to get appointments at visa centres. This leaves people who are legally allowed to be here – refugees and others with leave to remain – without documentation to prove it, meaning…