Category Archive for "Blog"

A Room without Walls

Sep 29 2010

The words below are a true account by one of the Active for Rights group members. The narrative was developed collectively through…

A day in the life of our Advice Worker

Jul 28 2010

This morning started with a pleasant surprise. In May 2009 I wrote to the Home Office on behalf of one of my…

Will ‘big society’ be big enough for all of us?

Jul 23 2010

Yesterday I was working with the Co-ordinator of one of MRCF’s member organisations on a funding application. At the end of the…

MRCF Launches Report on Earned Citizenship and Volunteering

Jul 14 2010

Migrants  and refugees hardly ever get to have a say on any policy that directly affects them. And so was the case…

MRCF launches new website to mark Refugee Week!

Jun 14 2010

Welcome to the brand new MRCF website! It has been a long journey for us and I hope you will agree that…

Entitlement to Healthcare Consultation – Again!

Jun 11 2010

On the ‘wall of shame’ in my office is an e-mail I received  from the Department of Health (DoH) on 18th November…

Migration on the Agenda

Jun 11 2010

Let’s have a look at the immigration debate in the post-election coalition honeymoon. While the opposition is looking for a new leader…

Where Strangers Become Friends

Jun 07 2010

Integration is an official term but at The Forum it is translated into a number of innovative initiatives that welcome migrants and…

Newsletter November 2009

Nov 07 2009

This is the November 2009 issue of The Forum newsletter. In this issue we discuss the constant discourse of immigration and its…