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ISBN 978 1 78652 696 0 PPDAS 260742
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New Scots Background and Context
Needs of Dispersed Asylum Seekers
Employability and Welfare Rights
Communities and Social Connections
Organisations directly involved in New Scots
Glossary of useful terms
"We are living in times of unprecedented displacement driven by conflict and persecution.
The New Scots strategy provides an excellent example of how to effectively integrate some of the world's most vulnerable and allow them to give back to the society that has so warmly welcomed them. It provides a holistic approach to integration and recognises the critical importance of not differentiating entitlements based on the manner in which refugees arrive in the country. The leadership shown through this approach, particularly in a time when we see asylum space shrinking in other parts of the world, is highly commended by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)." Gonzalo Vargas Llosa, UNHCR Representative to the UK.
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