MigrationWork News – 2018

Trustee Vacancy for the MigrationWork Trust

  • Tamsin Koumis
  • MigrationWork Trust

Off the back of the success of the Community Integration Awards, MigrationWork CIC is now looking for 1-2 new trustees to join the Trust Board for a minimum of three years to drive the awards forward and secure sponsorship for 2019 and beyond. read more

Tackling housing deprivation as a key to the better integration of Muslims

  • Bella Kosmala

35% of Muslim households are overcrowded, lack central heating or have to share a kitchen or bathroom, compared with the national average of 13%. Housing deprivation is a key factor in improving the integration of Muslims. read more

Not just a job: supporting refugees into sustainable employment

  • Rachel Marangozov

MigrationWork Director, Rachel Marangozov, argues that refugee employment is about more than just jobs; it’s an opportunity to rebuild a lives. read more

Urban Academy on the Integration of migrants and refugees

  • Bella Kosmala

MigrationWork has been invited to facilitate a three-day event in April 2018 for the Urban Academy on Integration of Migrants and Refugees. The two thematic strands of the event are “Education as a key tool for integration” and “Working effectively with civil society”. read more

Innovative West Midlands cities’ migration-friendly plan kicks off

  • Richard Williams
  • News

MigrationWork has started working with three West Midlands cities on a major initiative to help the region’s communities get the maximum benefit from migration and improve migrants’ and refugees’ sense of belonging by offering services including language classes, employment support and the chance to learn new skills. read more

Firewalling to protect

  • Bella Kosmala

MigrationWork CIC was commissioned by the Open Society Foundation to organize and facilitate a round table in May 2017 and produce a report on “Firewalling to Protect”. The report looked at child protection, policing and crime, and health, all areas in which concerns about the involvement of immigration enforcement have been raised. read more

CITIES-GROW – Integration of migrants through economic activity in cities

  • Bella Kosmala
  • News

The CITIES-GroW (integration of migrants through economic activity in cities) project provides practical advice to municipal leaders and decision makers in Europe on how best to address migrant integration challenges and develop effective integration strategies. read more