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Domestic abuse concession extended to more groups but fails to provide long-term security for all migrant survivors

28 Feb 2024

Partners of students, workers and graduates can now apply for the Migrant Victims of Domestic Abuse Concession (formerly DDVC) but are not eligible for ILR

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28 Feb 2024

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High court rules on responsibility for accommodating asylum seekers with care needs

26 Feb 2024

Councils must accommodate asylum seekers with ‘accommodation-related’ care and support needs

New fund could provide vital lifeline to help people with NRPF leave abusers

07 Feb 2024

Payments available to assist people experiencing domestic abuse to flee and secure a stable future

Cost to councils of supporting people with NRPF rises to £77.6 million

24 Jan 2024

Social care services provide vital support to alleviate homelessness but immigration issues are taking too long to resolve

Instant digital status look-up goes live!

11 Dec 2023

Home Office Recourse to Public Funds Checker can now be accessed by councils using NRPF Connect.

Change of conditions opened up to more people with NRPF

16 Oct 2023

Home Office can use discretion to lift a ‘no recourse to public funds’ condition, regardless of the type of leave a person has.

Public funds list amended

05 Oct 2023

Social Security Scotland benefits added and Social Fund payments clarified.

Illegal Migration Bill: intention, risks, and how to prepare

20 Jul 2023

Illegal Migration Bill passes, with radical changes leaving local authorities and vulnerable people at risk.

Resolutions continue in targeted 1,000-day NRPF case review

19 Jul 2023

Home Office review of long-standing NRPF Connect cases sees positive outcomes with local authority action needed to support ongoing efforts