Orient News TV did an interview in Arabic on the 18th of March with our Community Support volunteer Ahmad Nayef on the updates of the Refugee Family Reunion Bill. Ahmad explained that the bill will now pass on to committee stage which is likely to take about 6 months. Then he gave some information about the new changes to the law proposed by this bill.
Rethink Rebuild Society welcomed a visit by a delegation from the Commission for Countering Extremism headed by its Lead Commissioner Sara Khan on the 19th of March. We had a fruitful meeting in which we explained our work with the Syrian community and our efforts for the integration of Syrians settling in the UK and for the protection of civilians in Syria.
Rethink Rebuild Society participated in the "Power Up: Pushing back against the ‘Hostile Environment" event in Manchester on the 19th of March. The event held lectures and workshops on resisting detention, deportation and immigration enforcement, securing employment support, and resisting the hostile environment in healthcare.