Asylum seekers

Keir Starmer's 'golden opportunity' on immigration – but doubts remain for new prime minister
Keir Starmer and his wife Victoria stand on the steps of Number 10 Downing Street
General Election

Keir Starmer's 'golden opportunity' on immigration – but doubts remain for new prime minister

From the asylum system to fixing broken rhetoric, here's what experts say Keir Starmer needs to do on immigration
People of colour bear the brunt of hostile immigration policies – it's a stain on our conscience
Wethersfield
Alba Kapoor and Hannah Marwood

People of colour bear the brunt of hostile immigration policies – it's a stain on our conscience

I help refugees with their mental health. This is the toll our asylum system takes
Dr Jennifer Walters

I help refugees with their mental health. This is the toll our asylum system takes

Queer asylum seekers 'not safe' in UK due to 'institutionalised homophobia' in Home Office, report finds
LGBTQ+ rights

Queer asylum seekers 'not safe' in UK due to 'institutionalised homophobia' in Home Office, report finds

Most Brits agree next government must offer safe routes for refugees. So why is nobody talking about it?
Denisa Delić

Most Brits agree next government must offer safe routes for refugees. So why is nobody talking about it?

Greek coastguards 'throwing migrants to their deaths' may be repeated in Britain, leaders warned
Greek coastguard ship carrying migrants
Immigration

Greek coastguards 'throwing migrants to their deaths' may be repeated in Britain, leaders warned

I fled the Taliban and crossed the Channel in a small boat. People come to England as a last resort
Habib from Afghanistan explained that people are only crossing the Channel in small boats because they're desperate
Habib

I fled the Taliban and crossed the Channel in a small boat. People come to England as a last resort

No Rwanda flights before election, Sunak admits – as calls for urgent asylum reform grow louder
Rishi Sunak after calling the 4 July general election
General election 2024

No Rwanda flights before election, Sunak admits – as calls for urgent asylum reform grow louder

Call for MPs to support new Ukraine-style visa scheme for Palestinians trapped in Gaza
gaza protest
Israel-Gaza war

Call for MPs to support new Ukraine-style visa scheme for Palestinians trapped in Gaza

How a band formed in an asylum hotel is giving refugees hope: 'Each note comes from the heart'
Ardavan of The Unknowns
Music

How a band formed in an asylum hotel is giving refugees hope: 'Each note comes from the heart'

Can Keir Starmer really stop the boats? Labour warned immigration plan doesn't go far enough
Keir Starmer greets new Labour MP Natalie Elphicke
Immigration

Can Keir Starmer really stop the boats? Labour warned immigration plan doesn't go far enough

'We will do all we can to resist': Sunak gets Rwanda plan through parliament – so what happens now?
UK Jamaica policy
Politics

'We will do all we can to resist': Sunak gets Rwanda plan through parliament – so what happens now?

Sunak admits he will miss his own target of Rwanda flights taking off by spring
Rwanda
Immigration

Sunak admits he will miss his own target of Rwanda flights taking off by spring

Sudan's year of war: How British government has failed UK residents with family in Sudan
Sudan conflict protest
Nick Beales

Sudan's year of war: How British government has failed UK residents with family in Sudan

I lost 200 members of my family to war in Gaza. I feel betrayed by the UK government
gaza/ palestine
Israel-Gaza war

I lost 200 members of my family to war in Gaza. I feel betrayed by the UK government

I used to dream of being a doctor in the UK. Now I'm searching for ways to survive in Palestine
gaza/ mohammed
Israel-Gaza war

I used to dream of being a doctor in the UK. Now I'm searching for ways to survive in Palestine

I spent 40 days homeless sleeping behind Tesco while seeking asylum. Here’s what the system taught me
Omer

I spent 40 days homeless sleeping behind Tesco while seeking asylum. Here’s what the system taught me

Barges and military bases more expensive than hotels for asylum seekers: 'Another bad policy'
Immigration

Barges and military bases more expensive than hotels for asylum seekers: 'Another bad policy'

'Shocking' racial violence outside Liverpool asylum hotel proves why politicians' words matter
Knowsley, asylum seeker hotel protest
Immigration

'Shocking' racial violence outside Liverpool asylum hotel proves why politicians' words matter

Modern slavery survivors face being sent to Rwanda after MPs vote down deportation bill amendments
UK Jamaica policy
Rwanda bill

Modern slavery survivors face being sent to Rwanda after MPs vote down deportation bill amendments

'I thought I was going to die': The reality of life on controversial asylum barge Bibby Stockholm
Bibby Stockholm
Bibby Stockholm

'I thought I was going to die': The reality of life on controversial asylum barge Bibby Stockholm

Rwanda asylum plan could cost taxpayer more than £500m. Here's how that could be much better spent
Rishi Sunak and James Cleverly have been trying to get the Rwanda scheme off the ground
A modest proposal

Rwanda asylum plan could cost taxpayer more than £500m. Here's how that could be much better spent

50,000 asylum seekers trapped in 'never-ending limbo' by Home Office, think tank says
Immigration

50,000 asylum seekers trapped in 'never-ending limbo' by Home Office, think tank says

'An amazing U-turn': Home Office drops bid to allow asylum seekers to live in unsafe housing
Asylum seekers risked being left
Immigration

'An amazing U-turn': Home Office drops bid to allow asylum seekers to live in unsafe housing

Missed dental appointments and hours-long freezing walks: Why asylum seekers need free bus travel
asylum seekers
Transport

Missed dental appointments and hours-long freezing walks: Why asylum seekers need free bus travel

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