Problemen voor Oekraïners die zonder 'verblijfssticker' in Nederland zijn

08 Nov 22 17:22

In the last months, the Legal Team of OPORA Foundation is receiving more requests from people who found themselves in the so-called legal “limbo” due to expired visas issued in the third countries.

While they are not enjoying the rights of temporary protection in these third countries, having no proof of residency makes their stay and work in the Netherlands and the third country - illegal, but where should they go?

Our legal support coordinator Anastasiia Sakhniuk gave a comment to NOS on the issue.

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Podcast - Asiel en migratie: Oekraïners in Nederland met Maria Shaidrova

04 Oct 22 08:30

In this podcast of Anne-Marijke Podt, Maria Shaidrova is sharing about her experiences as a migration researcher and Ukrainian, reflecting on lessons learned from the OPORA educational research and presenting some practical ideas about how we can strive towards evidence-based policies using the reception of Ukrainians as a case study.


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Our research on the state of the Education System for Displaced Ukrainians in the Netherlands is out!

16 Sep 22 18:30

There are up to 30 000 Ukrainian children in the Netherlands.

Yet, are we aware of how they experience the education process in the new country? Are their parents involved in the educational process? Do they socialize with Dutch children? How do parents evaluate the psychological state of their children?

The answers to these questions are provided in the extensive research report published by OPORA Foundation on the State of Education for Displaced Ukrainian children in the Netherlands. The report is based on the study conducted in June-August 2022 by the OPORA research team Maria Shaidrova, Anastasiia Omelianiuk, Minh Ngo, Juliette Bonnepart, Jet Reefman.


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Lecture on ‘Displaced Ukrainians in NL: background, trends, problems, and solutions' at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment

07 Sep 22 19:42

The first Monday of the fall, we filled with a trip to the Hague to give a lecture, ‘Displaced Ukrainians in NL: background, trends, problems, and solutions’ at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment.

Although we have been working with Dutch institutions by doing research and consulting for displaced Ukrainians in the Netherlands for five months, this lecture is the first given as official representatives of the OPORA foundation.


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