This one-hour virtual classroom focuses on the implications of Coronavirus for those seeking and receiving asylum support, including an overview of the latest challenges and the Home Office statements of policy and practice provided over the last few weeks.
Topics will include:
brief overview of support routes: s4, s95, s98 Immigration and Asylum 1999;
summary of latest court challenges regarding asylum support during Covid-19;
Covid-19: how to use and apply the Immigration and Asylum (provision of accommodation to failed asylum seekers) Regulations 2005;
Home Office approach to those currently receiving support and new applications for support;
Home Office guidance to accommodation providers in light of Covid-19;
alternative support route for those not eligible for asylum support: schedule 10 Immigration Act 2