Podcast: How recent changes to the immigration system have affected the Yorkshire and the Humber workforce

Centre for Employment Relations, Innovation and Change

Marketa Dolezalova and Ewa Jamroz

Marketa Dolezalova is joined by Ewa Jamroz from Migration Yorkshire to find out more about the work Migration Yorkshire does. They discuss how recent immigration changes have impacted the ability of migrants to enter the workforce, the consequences of digitalizing the immigration system, and Migration Yorkshire’s plan for social inclusion in the region. 

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This episode was recorded on Wednesday 13th July 2022. If you would like to get in touch regarding this episode, please contact research.lubs@leeds.ac.uk. A transcript of this episode is available. 

About the speakers: Dr Marketa Dolezalova is a Research Fellow in Labour Migration at Leeds University Business School. Her research interests revolve around migration, mobility, and the economic strategies of migrants, including mobility as both an economic strategy and as migrants’ social capital. 

Ewa Jamroz is a policy, data and development officer at Migration Yorkshire. She is the project lead for the Hong Kong Welcome Programme for BN(O) status holders coming to the UK through a new BN(O) visa route and policy lead for EU nationals (including Roma communities).

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