MigrationWork Projects: Consultancy

integrating cities – Cities Grow

Cities Grow!

EU Eurocities Network

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

MiFriendly Cities

MiFriendly Cities

Urban Innovative Actions

The MiFriendly Cities project in the West Midlands has been awarded EU funding to test new and unproven solutions to address urban challenges. MigrationWork’s role is to help migrants and refugees to devise and develop grassroots initiatives in areas where they have identified greatest need: employment, housing, health care and active citizenship.

SHARE II – Cities that Care, Cities that Share

International Catholic Migration Commission

This learning exchange, managed jointly by ICMC and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, aimed to develop the EU Resettlement network of cities, municipalities, regions and other local bodies involved in, or committed to the resettlement, protection and integration of refugees.



EU Eurocities Network

MigrationWork CIC played a key role as a partner with EUROCITIES and 14 major cities of Europe in this innovative project, funded by the European Commission up to May 2014.

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Increasing the Participation of Migrants and Ethnic Minorities in Employment

IMPART: Increasing the Participation of Migrants & Ethnic Minorities in Employment

Berlin Senat / German Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs

An EU-wide project across seven countries, which uses peer review visits to projects promoting the employment of migrants to find out what increases the chances of them having long-term impact and how EU resources can be used more effectively.

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MIXITIES – Integrating Cities

MIXITIES: Making integration work in Europe’s cities

EU Eurocities Network

Funded by the European Commission and led by Eurocities, this project is designed to promote migrant integration in 16 European cities. MigrationWork is a full project partner, developing benchmarks and leading peer reviews on Anti-Discrimination and Introductory and Language Courses.

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Irregular Migrants: the urgent need for a new approach

Irregular Migrants: The urgent need for a new approach

City Parochial Foundation and Migrants Rights Network

A 2009 project to summarise and explain why we needed to look again at the issues involved in irregular migration and to suggest a new approach.

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Our consultants’ track record: from individual portfolios of past work

MigrationWork’s consultants all bring strong track records to the company. Here are examples of work done by individual members – as freelancers or as staff of relevant organisations – before they joined MigrationWork.


Sue Lukes

Undocumented Migrants Advice Project.


Assessment of major grants for migration research centres.


Sue Lukes

Developing a local authority service for people with no recourse to public funds, especially women fleeing domestic violence.

Advisory Board on Naturalisation and Integration

Anna Reisenberger

Review of evidence of impact of arrangements for acquiring citizenship and ABNIs contribution.

Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)

Sue Lukes

The equality implications of being a migrant in Britain.

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