Post-Brexit Immigration and Asylum Policy: Preparing for Change and Enhancing Local Authorities Asylum Strategies

Location: London
Organiser: Public Policy Exchange

This crucial symposium will explore this topical and controversial policy debate. It will offer an invaluable opportunity for asylum and immigration officers, local authorities, legal professionals, third sector practitioners, and other stakeholders, to assess the present policy uncertainties and ways to overcome them.

Delegates Will:

  • Receive an overview of the current immigration and asylum framework and Home Office priorities and consider the future of immigration policy in the UK
  • Explore how to work with local partners including housing associations and educational institutions to ensure smooth transitions into life in the UK for asylum seekers
  • Discuss the potential student recruitment challenges facing Universities post-Brexit and how these can be overcome  
  • Examine how landlords to can be encouraged and supported to carry out immigration checks on prospective tenants and evict residents known to be residing illegally
  • Strategise resilience methods for UK businesses, so they can maintain and attract talent once new immigration legislation is implemented
  • Debate how local authorities can work in partnership with third sector organisations to ensure support for refugees during resettlement process is an online service designed to support and encourage parents and carers of children aged 5-19, with a collection of videos addressing day-to-day questions and concerns spanning wellbeing, behaviour and learning.