Tag Archives: new migrants

Sleeping on the floor

Marcela came to the UK in her twenties to forget a difficult marriage. Initially she had a short-term tourist visa, she then went back to Brazil and applied successfully for a student visa. After 4 years as a student, her … Continue reading

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The other (side of Sweden)

This week on OPEN EYE (a duckrabbit/bbc series on the BBC) the acclaimed photographer Joseph Rodriguez turned his lens on a group of young Muslims growing up in the city of Malmo, Sweden. Malmo is a city increasingly divided on … Continue reading

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Anwar, a happy boy

Anwar is almost 18. He left Afghnistan at 14. The journey to Birmingham took 18 months. Eventually a lorry left him somewhere in Birmingham. In the jungle of Callais fellow Afghnans who had been deported back to Afghnistan from UKBA advised him … Continue reading

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Welcome to school! Key resources for new migrants and refugees

Social Policy Research Centre (Middlesex University) has just published a report on migrant and refugee children in Britain’s schools, including a guide for newly arrived parents to help them understand the English school system. Newly arrived migrant and refugee children in the … Continue reading

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