Immigration. The extension of extended stay and residence permits in Spain continues, but measures regarding international protection and immigration applications and reports are changing.
Successes and forthcoming challenges from the pioneering asylum-seekers’ reception programme, Nausica
Asylum. After close to four years in operation, and as we commemorate World Refugee Day on 20 June, we are revising our supplementary municipal programme for comprehensive assistance to asylum seekers: the Nausica.
Refugees. This year’s World Refugee Day will be different, marked by the consequences of the COVID-19, which has put refugees into an even more vulnerable situation with even greater inequalities. The work of Barcelona’s associations...
Housing. Barcelona City Council is publishing a guide in ten languages for clearing up any queries on the emergency housing measures to tackle the economic impact caused by the COVID-19 crisis for tenants and property owners with...
FAQs on residency permits, international protection and foreigner status during the state of emergency
Immigration. The Orientation and Support Service for Immigrant Residents (SOAPI) has published a document addressing any doubts that may arise about the measures applied in terms of foreigner status in the face of Covid-19.
Immigration. The Family Reunification Housing Suitability Reports service has also seen changes to its operations and will stay closed until further notice.
Stay at home as much as possible. For any queries call 010 and if you feel unwell call 061.
Rights. Migrant repatriations are the order of the day, but what happens when expulsions put those repatriated in physical danger.
Reception. Covering material and labour needs is not enough when we talk about the reception of newly arrived people. Social and affective bonds are just as important.
“Turkish intervention in the Kurdish territory in northern Syria poses a threat to a great experience in horizontal democracy and self-management”
Interview. We spoke to Massoud Sharifi Dryaz, associate professor with the UAB and researcher with CER-Migracions. Of Kurdish origin, he has lived in Barcelona for five years.