Refugees Welcome

Refugees WelcomeFind out more herehttp://www.refugees-welcome.org.uk/were-ready/:

Resources: Community Welcome Plan – Each Local Refugee Welcome Committee (Local Committee) will need to create their own Community Welcome Plan. This document sets out what you aim to do to welcome refugees and is the basis for relating to the local council and the National Refugee Welcome Board (National Board). Its purpose is to help ensure resettled refugees are properly welcomed, and that host communities have a positive experience of resettlement.

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IMMIGRATION BILL: SAMPLE LETTER TO MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF LORDS

B H Sanctusry on SeaI expect you know about the Immigration Bill currently going through Parliament.  If it becomes law, this Bill will make it a whole lot harder to welcome those seeking sanctuary, as Migrant Rights Network makes clear in this briefing.

The Bill goes before the House of Lords for its second reading on Tuesday 22nd December.  Before then we need to throw as much weight as possible against it, so we are asking you to do two things:

Contact as many members of the House of Lords as you can (here’s how ), particularly those with an interest in immigration.  Tell them why and how you think that the Bill should be amended or thrown out.  Remember to be polite and to arm your selected Peer with arguments which you hope they will use effectively in the House:

We have prepared sample letters for you to use, but make sure you adapt them and please use your own words as far as possible.  Personal letters are more much more effective than duplicate mailouts, and some Peers delete any emails that are identical to others they have received.

 

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