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At risk UK Nationals in the EU to receive residency support as the UK departs the EU

London – IOM will provide practical support to UK Nationals who may find it harder to complete all their residency applications to secure and maintain their residency rights in EU.


IOM Launches Guidance to Improve Protection and Assistance for Migrants Vulnerable to Violence, Exploitation and Abuse

Geneva – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is launching today (20/02) a new suite of publications to support the identification of vulnerabilities associated with migration and improv

Family-based Care Supports, Protects Unaccompanied Migrant Children in Europe

London, Brussels – During the height of arrivals of refugees and migrants to Europe in 2015, more than 90,000 unaccompanied migrant children sought asylum on the continent.

Innovative Schemes to Facilitate Integration of Resettled Refugees in European Union

Brussels – Refugees resettling to the European Union (EU) bring diverse skills, and the majority want to find work and improve their language skills, according to a new report launched today (12/07) in Brussels at the closing event of an International Organization for Migration (IOM) project, to improve the integration of resettled refugees.   

Bristol Mayor, IOM Hold Refugee Week Discussion on Inclusion

Bristol – Cities are at the forefront in managing the benefits and the challenges migration and inclusion can bring.

IOM to Support UK to Resettle 5,000 Refugees in First Year of New Resettlement Scheme

London – At the start of Refugee Week (17-24 June), UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid confirmed plans for the UK government to resettle in the region 5,000 refugees in the first year of a new consolidated

Over 12,000 Vulnerable People to Receive Support to Access EU Settlement Scheme in UK

London – An estimated 3.5 million EU citizens currently resident in the UK are required to apply to remain in the UK under the EU Settlement Scheme.  

UK Government, Partners Propose Steps to Accelerate Refugee Employment

Companies can take simple steps to employ more refugees and enable them to better integrate in the UK and contribute to economy 

Refugees missing out on jobs in UK, say humanitarian groups

Refugees are underrepresented in the UK workforce and opportunities for them to contribute to growth and better integrate in the country are being missed, humanitarians have warned. The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), in conjunction with the charity Business in the Community (BITC) and the UK government, have drawn up guidelines on how to help businesses recruit refugees.

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"Migration is one of the key realities of our time. It cuts across communities, influences priorities, and shapes societies.
To realise the benefits of migration for migrants and host communities alike, our responses must be innovative, collaborative and designed beyond the immediate."


Dipti Pardeshi, Chief of Mission of the IOM UK Office