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Responding to the borders bill

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The Nationality and Borders Bill is a threat to the right to seek asylum enshrined in the 1951 Refugee Convention, and is a very concerning piece of legislation. It will criminalise ‘irregular’ asylum routes, whilst failing to provide safe and legal routes.

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The Commonwealth Games 2022 start today in our wonderful city of Birmingham! The Commonwealth Games has at its heart, an aim to bring people together: from different parts of the world, but also to bring the whole city together. In fact, one of the mission statements of the games is:

When I arrived in the UK, it was clear that things were different here than in Sudan. I quickly realised I didn’t know many things about the UK. I had no idea about Universal Credit. I wanted to find work but had no clue how to search for jobs. I wanted to improve my English primarily to communicate with other people, but I didn’t know where to start. I had no GP, and I wasn’t registered to study at a college.

After hearing about ACH’s business support from her friends, we were delighted to welcome Winny on board the support scheme in May 2022. Two months on, and we couldn’t be happier for Winny who has recently opened her very own shop selling African clothing in Bristol. Bringing her passion to life through her commitment to our free business support programme.

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Inspirational stories

Read the stories from people who we have had the pleasure of working with and have since settled and rebuilt their lives here in the UK – or forged a career helping others to do the same.