10 March 2011 Call for proposals - European Refugee Fund 2011
A call for proposals for the European Refugee Fund (ERF) 2011, aimed at assisting resettlement through the Gateway Protection Programme, is now open.
The highly respected children's charity Barnardo's has agreed to deliver key welfare, safeguarding and support services for families at the UK Border Agency's new 'pre-departure' family accommodation.
A radical new process for managing the return of families found to have no right to be in the UK starts today.
Calls for proposals for the European Refugee Fund (ERF) 2010 and European Integration Fund (EIF) 2010 opened on 11 February 2011. A further call for proposals for the ERF 2011, which relates to the Gateway Protection Programme, opened on 10 March.
Yarl's Wood immigration removal centre will close to children with immediate effect today, following a review of the detention of children and family returns by the government.
The UK Border Agency has issued a response to Channel 4's Dispatches programme on child asylum cases.
The UK Border Agency has announced that the call for proposals for the European Return Fund 2011 is now open.
Today the French and British governments have confirmed their commitment to work closely together to stop illegal migration and tackle abuse of the asylum system.
The UK Border Agency is to resume the enforced return of failed asylum seekers to Zimbabwe.
We are holding two conferences for potential suppliers following the announcement in July 2009 of the launch of the COMPASS project.