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

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

Urban Academy on the Integration of migrants and refugees

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

Firewalling to protect

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

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

Community Integration Awards Logo
Community Integration Awards Logo

First Community Integration Awards ceremony

The first ever Community Integration Awards ceremony was held in October at the Impact Hub, King’s Cross in October 2017. The Awards were created by the MigrationWork Trust, MigrationWork CIC’s charitable arm and this year recognised projects in three categories: grassroots, tech and innovation, and research. Read more

EU awards 4.2 million Euros to migration-friendly cities project in West Midlands

MigrationWork and its partners in three West Midlands cities have won more than four million Euros to help the region’s communities achieve the maximum benefit from migration and improve migrants’ and refugees’ sense of belonging. Read more

Rachel Marangozov at the International Metropolis Conference 2017

On September 20th, MigrationWork Director Rachel Marangozov will be speaking at the International Metropolis Conference 2017 in The Hague in the Netherlands. Read more

Clean skins: Making the e-Border security assemblage

How do border security practitioners engage with data and technology, and what difficulties or limitations arise from these engagements? MigrationWork director Bastian Vollmer together with William L Allen from the Centre on Migration, Policy, and Society, University of Oxford examine this question in a new paper just published. Read more

Migrants’ Access to Housing Conference, June 2017
Migrants’ Access to Housing Conference, June 2017

Changing the narrative: Migrants' access to housing

Zina Smith, Marketing and Communications Coordinator at Campbell Tickell reflects on the key messages of the first Migrants’ Access to Housing Conference. Read more

Press TV: Brexit: Britain’s Great Escape

MigrationWork director Rachel Marangozov spoke to Press TV for a documentary on Brexit. Read more

Migrants’ Access to Housing Conference, June 2017
Migrants’ Access to Housing Conference, June 2017

Migrant's Access to Housing Conference – Documentation

The first Migrant’s Access to Housing Conference took place on 20 June 2017 and we have since added presentations and photos from the conference to our MigrationWork Knowledge Bank. Read more

Migrants’ Access to Housing Conference 2017
Migrants’ Access to Housing Conference 2017

Migrant's Access to Housing Conference

The last year has been a difficult time for migrants and for housing providers. Housing providers face increasing demands on them to do more with less, while struggling to keep faith with their tenants and to be fair to all. ARHAG and Innisfree housing associations and Praxis Community Projects commissioned MigrationWork to organise a first Migrants’ Access to Housing Conference to explore what we can do. Read more

The Conservatives’ 100k net migration target is an act of self-harm

The Conservative manifesto pledge to cut net migration to less than 100,000 a year along with an end to freedom of movement from the EU will ultimately make it difficult to recruit skilled and unskilled labour from any other country. The target is arbitrary, costly and an act of economic self-harm, says Rachel Marangozov. Read more

Brighton Table Tennis Club – Integration Award Winner in 2016
Brighton Table Tennis Club – Integration Award Winner in 2016

The winners of last year’s Community Integration Awards feature in Huffington Post

Last year’s winners of the Community Integration Awards talk about ping pong, integration and Brexit. Read more

The Guardian: Brexit could make NHS shortage of nurses worse

Whatever form Brexit eventually takes, it could well lead to a reduced supply of labour from the EU. Given the current uncertainty around the status of EU workers, many EU nurses may voluntarily choose not to take up positions in the UK. Read more