A national charity set up a COVID Emergency fund in March this year to support 18-28-year-olds who are asylum seekers
Music collective All Hands on Deck will host a 12-hour DJ set to raise funds for Manchester’s refugee and migrant
Up to seven thousand people have arrived on UK shores this year seeking asylum, according to the latest UNHCR figures.
‘Creativity saved my life’: Sheba Arts founder chats Celebrating Diversity – finding new refugee narratives
When Fereshteh Mozaffari Vanani attended a national conference on cultural diversity, she was shocked to be the only black person in a room of 200 attendees. So last May she founded Sheba Arts, a Manchester-based collective tackling this problematic representation of migrant communities in the arts.
United for Change is appealing to the people of Manchester to support asylum seekers ahead of next week’s UN summit.
‘We are just trying to survive’: Female asylum seekers in Manchester create play to help ‘change perceptions’
The women of Women’s Asylum Seekers Together (WAST) are united by a common past.
New research conducted by the University of Manchester has revealed that asylum accommodation is reviewed based on profit, and not the wellbeing of the occupants.
A married couple from Heaton Mersey have been hosting refugees since 1997, when they took in their first asylum seeker.
An Afghan asylum seeker has said that she feels like ‘nothing’ after being forced to flee from her homeland, whilst speaking at a rally for Labour leadership contender Andy Burnham in Manchester.
Rochdale MP Simon Danczuk has slammed the government’s immigration policy, saying they must ‘get their act together’, as they have put his constituency ‘on the frontline’ of the migration crisis.
Rochdale’s ‘unfair burden’? So-called asylum seekers ‘should go back to own country’, says Simon Danczuk
Asylum seekers are an ‘unfair burden’ on Rochdale and many should go ‘back to their own country’, according to the town’s MP Simon Danczuk.