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[:en]LAWRS is delighted to announce the launch of the latest research on the Latin American community in London. Drawing on the influential No Longer Invisible report that has become the most important source of information on the population. Towards Visibility provides both an update as well as new survey data. The Towards Visibility research outlines new population estimates as well as analysis of the 2011 census about Latin Americans in London (and the UK more widely). It also presents the results from a survey with 400 Latin Americans who have migrated from other European countries – Onward Latin Americans (OLAs) – who currently form the main flows into the UK. (more…)

Carolina Gottardo, Director of LAWRS.
First thing on the morning the referendum result was announced, my 8-year old boy burst into tears when I explained that we were out. He had voted in a mock referendum at school on Thursday where all his classmates voted to stay “en masse” (after considering stay and leave arguments from year-6 children). He said: “mummy, do we have to pack our bags and move to Colombia next week?” I clarified that he is a British citizen, that has always lived in this country and that we don’t have to go anywhere. I headed for school and found other children equally anxious and some parents in tears at drop off time.
Reassurance
Things at work didn’t get better. As the Director of the Latin American Women’s Rights Services(LAWRS) – (more…)

[:en]LAWRS is delighted to announce the launch of the latest research on the Latin American community in London. Drawing on the influential No Longer Invisible report that has become the most important source of information on the population. Towards Visibility provides both an update as well as new survey data. The Towards Visibility research outlines new population estimates as well as analysis of the 2011 census about Latin Americans in London (and the UK more widely). It also presents the results from a survey with 400 Latin Americans who have migrated from other European countries – Onward Latin Americans (OLAs) – who currently form the main flows into the UK. (more…)