Funded by the Barrow Cadbury Trust and the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Migration: Policy & Practice works with the voluntary sector in Birmingham and the Black Country to support the effective settlement of migrants and a positive integration agenda for the region.
The organisation aims to improve coordination, communication and collaborative working, bring together local evidence and experience to influence local, regional and national policy.
They are delighted to share with you their 2021 Sector Assessment – BARRIERS TO MIGRANT INTEGRATION: CHALLENGES FACING MIGRANTS AND THE MIGRATION SUPPORT SECTOR IN BIRMINGHAM AND THE BLACK COUNTRY.
It is intended to provided a detailed look at the issues affecting integration for migrants in the region across the four thematic areas of the Project.
The findings highlight the increasing challenges faced by migrants in effectively settling and building lives within the region. Systemic issues continue to hamper many in accessing not only training and employment, but basic needs such as healthcare, adequate housing and other fundamental rights.
Visit their website to read the report HERE.