The Immigration Bill 2015 will be discussed at Committee stage in the House of Lords Monday 1st February 2016. Please see ASAP’s briefing for this stage of the Bill with updates on key developments on accessing s95A support for migrants in light of the Home Office paper January 2016.Click here to read full report.
The Immigration Bill 2015 will be discussed at Committee stage in the House of Lords starting from Monday 18th January 2016. Please see ASAP’s briefing for this stage of the Bill which focuses on why the right of appeal against refusals of asylum support is so crucial.
Click here to view the briefing: ASAP – Committee Stage Briefing HoL Immigration Bill 13-1-16
ASAP has also published research looking at 50 cases which have won at the Tribunal and the reasons behind this. This research gives strong evidence as to why the right of appeal is co crucial to uphold justice.
Click here to view our research: ASAP Research Briefing – Why Appeals Succeed Jan 2016
ASAP briefing on the Immigration Bill for House of Lords Second Reading , 22 December 2015. Click here: ASAP briefing
ASAP launches new report Destitution: Unchecked, Unbalanced looking at Home Office decision making on whether a person is destitute for the purposes of accessing asylum support.
See our Summary – A Decade of Disbelieving Destitution in which we look back over past research on decision making on destitution to see how it has changed.
For more information on how the Immigration Bill 2015 will affect the current provision for accommodation and support for refused asylum seekers read our detailed briefing for advice workers covering the proposed changes in the law.
Click here - ASAP Briefing Asylum Support changes Immigration Bill 30-9-2015
For a one page brief on the affects of the Immigration Bill 2015 on asylum support, which you can use to explain the changes and the potential impact, click here:
ASAP Increasing destitution – Immigration Bill 2015 Briefing 30-9-15