Amreen is a research fellow, working within the migration, trade and communities team.
Amreen was a key contributor to the report Beyond the hostile environmentwhich analysed Home Office policies that contributed to the Windrush scandal, and proposed ways to reform current systems of immigration enforcement. She also co-authored Locked out of a livelihood: The case for reforming ‘no recourse to public funds’ which explored how the ‘No Recourse to Public Funds’ condition has an impact on people within the UK immigration system.
Recently, Amreen co-authored Understanding the rise in Channel Crossings, a briefing paper that sets out some of the potential factors explaining the recent rise in people crossing the Channel.
Amreen has appeared on BBC, ITV and Times Radio, and her writing has been featured in the Guardian and on the Fabian Society blog. She is also a member of the NEON spokesperson network.
Amreen has an MA in Humanitarianism and conflict response from the University of Manchester and a BA in politics and international relations from Lancaster University.
Amreen’s areas of expertise are:
- society and migration
- gender and racial inequality
- power and politics.
Watch: Amreen Qureshi on BBC discussing migration statisticsIPPR's Amreen Qureshi speaks to BBC about the latest migration statistics.
Making strides: Refugees’ employment trajectories in Yorkshire and the HumberThis study is concerned with the job progression opportunities that are available to refugees and people with humanitarian leave.
Charting new waters: A progressive policy response to the Channel crossingsThis report outlines the concrete steps which the government can take to mount a progressive and pragmatic response to the Channel crossings.