Posts Tagged "UKBA"

No “ifs”, no “buts, detention of children is wrong and we should secure its permanent banning

Dec 13 2013

Let’s make it clear once again; for many reasons nobody can be proud of the new Immigration Bill, which is expected to cause more…

Need to see a doctor? Want to take the tube to work? Look ‘a bit foreign’? You’d Better Bring Your Passport!

Aug 05 2013

One of my New Year’s resolutions—and there were only a handful—was to focus on positive things at work.  I decided to stop…

UK Home Office: Investor in People

Jun 10 2013

All those who have to deal with UK immigration authorities, under whatever name they operate now, know how to cope with the…

Safeguarding Refugee Youth: Conclusions and Recommendations

Dec 07 2012

Over the course of this blog series, I’ve examined the lives of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children in Britain as they turn eighteen and…

Safeguarding Refugee Youth: Problems with Current Practice

Dec 06 2012

As the previous posts have shown, there are many problems faced by unaccompanied asylum-seeking children who turn 18. A large number of…

Safeguarding Refugee Youth: The Good and Bad of Leaving Care

Dec 05 2012

[span style=””][/span]Transitioning out of care by Social Services is difficult no matter the situation of the ‘looked-after-child’. Unfortunately, the transition out of…

Safeguarding Refugee Youth: Turning 18 in the Asylum System

Dec 04 2012

Turning 18 and becoming a legal adult is a significant transition for all children. This transition is multiplied when one is leaving…

Main Challenges For Romanian Migrant Workers

Oct 24 2012

I ended the introduction of this blog series by saying that in order to solve the problem of Roma mobility, their social…

Half-in, Half-out: Romania’s Limited Rights in the EU

Oct 22 2012

Who is that standing on the street corner or the underground exit? The generic Eastern European man, the older mother wearing a…