Useful Links on Asylum and Migration

These links are to external websites of various agencies, charities and campaign groups. The websites may be of use to seekers of sanctuary or their carers and supporters. The inclusion of a link on this page does not imply any endorsement by or of “Liberal Democrats for Seekers of Sanctuary”.

Asylum Aid provides legal aid advice and representation on behalf of asylum seekers and refugees.

Asylum Link is an organisation dedicated to assisting Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Liverpool and to raising public awareness around refugee issues. It is a welcoming and safe place for people from all countries to meet, relax and find out about the city they have arrived in.

Asylum Matters is a charity that works in partnership locally and nationally to improve the lives of refugees and people seeking asylum through social and political change. this page is currently being updated. please contact us if you have an organisation that would like to be listed here.

City of Sanctuary UK supports a network of groups including villages, towns, cities and regions across the UK, and others engaged in activities intended to welcome people seeking sanctuary.

Detention Forum is a network of organisations working together to challenge the UK’s use of detention.working towards an immigration system that is based on humanity, compassion and fairness.

European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) is a pan-European alliance of 105 NGOs in 39 countries protecting and advancing the rights of refugees, asylum seekers and displaced persons. Our mission is to promote the establishment of fair and humane European asylum policies and practices in accordance with international human rights law.

Free Movement provides updates, commentary, training and advice on immigration and asylum law

Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants(JCWI) challenges unjust laws and practices that restrict rights and lead to discrimination;influences the debate on migration and fighting against the politics of hate and fear; supports vulnerable individuals & families with reliable, high-quality legal advice;

Lib Dem Immigrants exists to represent those members of the Liberal Democrats who have chosen to come to live in the UK from elsewhere. It also seeks to represent the interests of immigrants to the UK in general and to highlight those issues that disproportionately affect immigrants.

Migrants Organise provides a platform for refugees and migrants to organise for power, dignity and justice to enable meaningful inclusion and integration. We combine advice and support for individuals affected by the hostile environment immigration policies with community organising, advocacy, research and campaigning to help dismantle structural racism.

Migrants’ Rights Network is a UK-based NGO that works alongside migrants in their fight for rights and justice.

NACCOM is the UK-wide No Accommodation Network representing a network of organisations seeking to prevent destitution amongst migrants with no recourse to public funds. Member organisations provide accommodation and support to asylum seekers, refugees and other vulnerable migrants, and NACCOM provides resources and support for its members.

Rainbow Migration (formerly UKLGIG the UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group) – supports LGBTQI+ people through the asylum and immigration system

Refugee Action provides advice and support to refugees and asylum seekers in the UK and campaigns for a fairer asylum system

Refugee Council works directly with thousands of refugees including children and young people who arrive in the UK alone, each year. We support them from the moment they arrive in the UK. We provide crisis advice and practical support, help them to integrate into their new communities and offer mental health counselling to help them come to terms with the trauma so many of them have experienced.

Refugee Support Network helps refugee and asylum-seeking children and young people build more hopeful futures through education.

Right to Remain works with communities, groups and organisations across the UK, providing information, resources, training and assistance to help people to establish their right to remain, and to challenge injustice in the immigration and asylum system.

Safe Passage campaigning for and helping child refugees to access legal routes to safety.

Together With Refugees is a coalition of organisations and individuals calling for a kinder, fairer and more effective approach to supporting refugees in the UK. Be part of a shared movement for change.

Women for Refugee Women works to support and empower refugee women to tell their own stories and campaign for a fairer asylum system.