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Electronic registration systems can identify migrant health needs

An electronic data registration system can identify migrant health needs across Europe, helping to address the wellbeing of vulnerable populations.
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Ukrainians with passports can apply for UK asylum, without biometric details

The UK announced an 'easing' of requirements for Ukrainians with passports, who can apply for asylum online - without in-person biometric details.
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UK Government accepts just 300 Ukrainian refugees so far 

The UK’s visa process needs to be sped up to grant up to 200,000 refugees from Ukraine – currently, only 300 Ukrainian refugees have been let through.
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UK acceptance of Ukrainian refugees comes with conditions

The UK has relaxed policies to allow Ukrainian refugees to safely enter Britain – but why have these policies not matched the generosity of some EU States?
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The Roma community in Europe

Jo & Toby Gorniak from Street Factory CIC, with Rosa Cisneros (C-DaRE), shed light on the Roma community in Europe, including its diversity
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Successful adaptation after immigration helped by cultural similarities

Research looking at successful immigration - analysing those who remain in their new locations as opposed to those who leave - finds that cultural similarities play a key role in the decision.
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Europe’s New Pact on Migration and Asylum

Gary McIndoe, Managing Director of Latitude Law, examines Europe’s New Pact on Migration and Asylum that faces testing times.
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The CHILD-UP project: Encouraging agency in migrant children

In this interview with Professor Claudio Baraldi (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia), Project Coordinator of the EU funded project CHILD-UP, we learn about key points related to the project’s approach and implementation.
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Study finds US ‘Muslim ban’ led to decrease in healthcare access

When the controversial US 'Muslim Ban' was signed in 2017, Muslim visits to emergency departments and appointments decreased - highlighting a connection between immigration rhetoric and healthcare access.
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Caerphilly County Borough Council’s Cabinet agrees to asylum dispersal pilot

Caerphilly County Borough Council’s Cabinet has agreed to take part in a pilot to become an asylum dispersal area.
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Some countries can’t vaccinate population against COVID until 2023

In February, 16% of the world's population pre-ordered 70% of available COVID vaccines - now, researchers at Colombia University reveal that some poorer countries won't be able to vaccinate their population until 2023.

When the Venezuelan refugee crisis collides with a viral pandemic

Nishat spoke to Laura Fatio, co-founder of Refúgio 343, who discusses her work to support the Venezuelan refugee crisis in Brazil and how COVID changed things.
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ICE enforcement keeps immigrant mothers from prenatal care

According to research by Duke University, immigrant mothers are increasingly worried about attending prenatal care appointments due to the possibility of a surprise ICE visit - seen in a significant decline in birthweight.
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How can Europe protect migrants with disabilities and mental health problems?

Mental Health Europe point out that the New Pact on Migration and Asylum leaves behind migrants with disabilities and mental health problems, suggesting how this oversight could be resolved.
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Racism: The importance of listening to create change

Robbie Green, The Working Mom’s Coach and Coach at Talking Talent, discusses how to create change in the contemporary climate of racism.
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Hong Kong’s national security law: A taste of what is to come for Taiwan

Robert Whittle, Project Assistant at LSE IDEAS, dissects what Hong Kong's national security law means for the future of Taiwan.
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EUMCA: Medical cannabis and research collaboration after Brexit

Here, we talk to Professor Trevor Jones at the European Medical Cannabis Association (EUMCA) about storing CBD, clinical trials post-Brexit and the UK-US trade deal.
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U-turn for health and social care: From clapping to clamping down on border control

Alex Christen, Immigration lawyer at Capital Law, investigates the future employment regulations of overseas workers in health and social care.
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COVID-19 research: Racial justice in UK policy-making will help economy

New COVID-19 research asks UK to protect BAME and migrant groups from the economic impact of the pandemic, as they will be hit hardest.
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British Geriatrics Society: “BAME community has disproportionate share of deaths”

The British Geriatrics Society (BGS) comment on how the BAME community is facing a disproportionate share of COVID-19 fatalities.

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