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New Scots: integrating refugees in Scotland's communities 2014-2017 final report

Published: 24 Mar 2017
ISBN:
9781786526960

Report on collaborative work which has taken place under the New Scots refugee integration strategy from 2014 to 2017.

90 page PDF

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90 page PDF

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Contents
New Scots: integrating refugees in Scotland's communities 2014-2017 final report
Footnotes

90 page PDF

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Footnotes

1. Insights into Integration Pathways. New Scots and the Holistic Integration Service.' Strang, Baillot & Mignard, June 2015. http://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/assets/0001/0255/HIS_Year_2_R.pdf

2. See: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1998/46/contents

3. See: http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0043/00439604.pdf

4. Mulvey, G (2013) In Search of Normality: Refugee Integration in Scotland Final Report, Scottish Refugee Council http://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/assets/5790/final_report.pdf

5. Ager & Strang (2008) Understanding Integration: A Conceptual Framework; Journal of Refugee Studies (2008) 21 (2): 166-191, see: https://academic.oup.com/jrs/article/21/2/166/1621262/Understanding-Integration-A-Conceptual-Framework and http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20110218135832/http:/rds.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/pdfs04/dpr28.pdf

6. Home Office statistics - August 2013

7. See: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/immigration-statistics-quarterly-release

8. Statistic for asylum seekers in receipt of Section 95 support only. See: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-october-to-december-2016/asylum#data-tables

9. UNHCR - Global Trends: Forced Displacement in 2015 - http://www.unhcr.org/uk/statistics/unhcrstats/576408cd7/unhcr-global-trends-2015.html

10. UNHCR - Mediterranean data - http://data.unhcr.org/mediterranean

11. For more information see: https://syrianrefugeesaberdeenshire.wordpress.com

12. See: http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2016/03/4084

13. See: http://www.snaprights.info/

14. See: https://www.education.gov.scot/Documents/ESOLStrategy2015to2020.pdf

15. See: http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0049/00498256.pdf

16. See: http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0047/00477306.pdf

17. See: http://www.gov.scot/resource/doc/340696/0112970.pdf

18. See: http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0049/00494940.pdf

19. See: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2015/12/enacted

20. See: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2015/6/pdfs/asp_20150006_en.pdf

21. See: http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0050/00506074.pdf

22. Following changes in the contracting arrangements for the provision of asylum accommodation in December 2016, Serco will continue to provide welcome information to newly arrived asylum seekers and will update the previous welcome pack to reflect these changes.

23. The Guide to Scots Law can be downloaded from COPFS website: http://www.copfs.gov.uk/in-your-community/in-your-community

24. See: http://www.lsa.org.uk/lsa.php?id=37&n=1

25. Baillot, H, Tollard, J. and Muchena, E. (2016) They give me courage: evaluation of Scottish Refugee Council's Family Keywork Service, Scottish Refugee Council: http://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/assets/0001/0712/Family_Keywork_Service_Report_2016.pdf

26. Strang (2015) Refugee Peer Education for Health and Well-being Evaluation Report See: http://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/assets/0000/9691/Peer_Education_Evaluation_Report_FINAL.pdf

27. Baillot, H, Tollard, J. and Muchena, E. (2016) They give me courage: Evaluation of Scottish Refugee Council's Family Keywork Service, Scottish Refugee Council: http://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/assets/0001/0712/Family_Keywork_Service_Report_2016.pdf

28. Waddell & Burton: Is Work Good for Your Health and Well-being?: 2006; Black: Working for a healthier tomorrow: 2008, see: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/working-for-a-healthier-tomorrow-work-and-health-in-britain

29. In very limited circumstances asylum seekers can apply for the right to work, see: http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/asylum/support/employment/

30. See: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/0040/00402275.pdf

31. See: https://consult.scotland.gov.uk/social-security/social-security-in-scotland/

32. Rights, Resilience and Refugee Integration in Scotland, New Scots and the Holistic Integration Service, June 2016. http://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/assets/0001/1142/Full_Integration_Report_June_2016.pdf

33. Rights, Resilience and Refugee Integration in Scotland June 2016, see: http://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/assets/0001/1142/Full_Integration_Report_June_2016.pdf

34. See: http://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/assets/0001/1142/Full_Integration_Report_June_2016.pdf

35. Work Coaches are front-line DWP staff based in Jobcentres. Their main role is to support claimants into work by challenging, motivating, providing personalised advice and using knowledge of local labour markets. This involves conducting work-focused interviews and agreeing tailored "Claimant Commitments".

36. See: http://www.scqf.org.uk/content/files/SCQF%20migrant%20scoping%20study%20low%20res%20for%20website.pdf

37. See: http://www.cando.scot/

38. See: http://www.bgateway.com/

39. See: http://www.gov.scot/resource/doc/129285/0030791.pdf

40. See: https://www.projectscotland.co.uk/

41. See: http://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/assets/0001/1239/Housing_Practitioners__Guide_to_Integrating_Asylum_Seekers___Refugees.pdf

42. See: http://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/assets/0001/1239/Housing_Practitioners__Guide_to_Integrating_Asylum_Seekers___Refugees.pdf

43. Scottish Refugee Council Holistic Integration Service Report, June 2016 See: http://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/assets/0001/1142/Full_Integration_Report_June_2016.pdf

44. See: http://www.sfc.ac.uk/web/FILES/GUI_SFCGD082015_Feewaivergrantpolicy201516/SFCGD082015_Fee_Waiver_Grant_Policy_2015-16_Flowchart_annex.pdf

45. See: https://www.education.gov.scot/Documents/ESOLStrategy2015to2020.pdf

46. See: https://www.education.gov.scot/Documents/ESOLStrategy2015to2020.pdf

47. See: http://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/assets/0001/0255/HIS_Year_2_R.pdf

48. See: http://www.sqa.org.uk/files/nu/UnitN2ESOLPrepforLiteracy.pdf

49. See: https://education.gov.scot/parentzone/Documents/refugee-schools-guide.pdf

50. See: http://www.sfc.ac.uk/web/FILES/Funding_Streams_Student_Support/Support_for_Asylum_Seekers_in_Further_Higher_Education.pdf

51. The regulations previously stated that eligible students who apply for asylum and are granted leave to remain are eligible for funding support. The Education (Student Support) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2016 with regulations 5-10 making amendment to student support, came into force on August 1 2016. Regulations 1 and 11-13 amend eligibility for EMAs came into force on 31 March 2016.

52. See: http://www.universities-scotland.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Guidance-on-Providing-Asylum-Seekers-and-Refugees-with-Access-to-Higher-Education-Nov-2016.pdf

53. See: https://publications.iom.int/books/recognition-qualifications-and-competences-migrants

54. See: http://scqf.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/RPL-Toolkit-Updated-v2-FINAL-December-2010-with-updated-Framework.pdf

55. See: http://www.scqf.org.uk/content/files/SCQF%20migrant%20scoping%20study%20low%20res%20for%20website.pdf

56. See: http://www.scotlanddeanery.nhs.scot/trainee-information/careers/refugee-doctors-programme/

57. See: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Health/Policy/2020-Vision

58. Mulvey, G (2013) In Search of Normality: Refugee Integration in Scotland Final Report, Scottish Refugee Council http://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/assets/5790/final_report.pdf

59. See: http://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/assets/0001/1369/Anti-stigma_briefing_FINAL.pdf

60. UNHCR Guidance on Refugee Claims relating to FGM: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4a0c28492.html

61. See: http://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/assets/9061/FGM_Report_FINAL_A4portrait.pdf

62. See: http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0049/00493752.pdf

63. See: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/58209/1/Abdulkadir_etal_IPPI_2016_What_do_you_mean_I_have_a_right_to_health.pdf

64. See: http://www.equalitiesinhealth.org/_literature_134841/A_Fairer_NHS_2016-2020

65. See: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/58209/1/Abdulkadir_etal_IPPI_2016_What_do_you_mean_I_have_a_right_to_health.pdf

66. See: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2015/6/pdfs/asp_20150006_en.pdf

67. See: http://www.gov.scot/Resource/Doc/264771/0079288.pdf

68. Ager & Strang (2008) 'Understanding Integration: A Conceptual Framework' Journal of Refugee Studies (2008) 21 (2): 166-91 see: https://academic.oup.com/jrs/article/21/2/166/1621262/Understanding-Integration-A-Conceptual-Framework

69. Scottish Refugee Council Holistic Integration Service Report, June 2016 See: http://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/assets/0001/1142/Full_Integration_Report_June_2016.pdf

70. Glasgow's Integration Networks are groups of local agencies, community groups and volunteers who support a number of services and projects to promote integration between local people, asylum seekers, refugees and other communities in the area.

71. The Guide to Scots Law can be downloaded from COPFS website: http://www.copfs.gov.uk/in-your-community/in-your-community

72. Ruiz 2004 See: http://www.gov.scot/Resource/Doc/17002/0023718.pdf

73. Leadbetter and O'Connor 2013 See: http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0043/00430649.pdf

74. See: http://www.cupofteawitharefugee.com

75. See: https://www.ipsos-mori.com/researchpublications/researcharchive/3787/Mixed-views-on-the-refugee-crisis-among-Scots.aspx


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