Asylum seekers

‘A government intent on cruelty’: Number of people in immigration detention soars
Immigration

‘A government intent on cruelty’: Number of people in immigration detention soars

New Home Office figures show the number of people being held in immigration detention is up by a quarter on pre-pandemic levels.

Protests planned across country as court rules Rwanda refugee flight can go ahead
Rwanda Policy

Protests planned across country as court rules Rwanda refugee flight can go ahead

The Court of Appeal this afternoon ruled that the flight can go ahead, with just 11 people due to be on board

Charities are taking legal action against the government over its plans to send refugees to Rwanda
Home Office

Charities are taking legal action against the government over its plans to send refugees to Rwanda

The government is facing multiple challenges over its policy, which has been branded “unlawful”.

The UK has long wanted an Australian refugee system. Here’s how that failed spectacularly.
Refugees

The UK has long wanted an Australian refugee system. Here’s how that failed spectacularly.

The idea that the UK is ‘full’ when it comes to refugees must be abandoned for good
Paul McNamee

The idea that the UK is ‘full’ when it comes to refugees must be abandoned for good

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‘Migrants are not enemy combatants’: Plans to bring in navy to stop Channel crossings spark anger
asylum system

‘Migrants are not enemy combatants’: Plans to bring in navy to stop Channel crossings spark anger

Changemakers 2022: Refugees and asylum seekers
Changemakers 2022

Changemakers 2022: Refugees and asylum seekers

Afghans face ‘lottery’ for UK resettlement – with no dates set for further evacuations
Afghan refugees

Afghans face ‘lottery’ for UK resettlement – with no dates set for further evacuations

Some Afghans ‘won’t be here’ for UK resettlement if scheme is not sped up, MPs told
Refugees

Some Afghans ‘won’t be here’ for UK resettlement if scheme is not sped up, MPs told

Experts wait on ‘crucial details’ after Afghan resettlement scheme launch confirmed
afghanistan

Experts wait on ‘crucial details’ after Afghan resettlement scheme launch confirmed

What it’s like to have your life put on hold by the Home Office
Abdullahi Yussuf

What it’s like to have your life put on hold by the Home Office

RNLI lifeboat blocked from entering Channel over asylum seeker rescues
News

RNLI lifeboat blocked from entering Channel over asylum seeker rescues

Demand homeless veterans are housed this Remembrance Day – and everyone else too
Housing

Demand homeless veterans are housed this Remembrance Day – and everyone else too

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‘My parents tried to pray for me’: How prejudice is driving LGBTQ+ homelessness
Social Justice

‘My parents tried to pray for me’: How prejudice is driving LGBTQ+ homelessness

‘Detention centres destroy people’s mental health’
Opinion

‘Detention centres destroy people’s mental health’

How can a person be illegal?
Opinion

How can a person be illegal?

The problems with the Nationality and Borders Bill 
Opinion

The problems with the Nationality and Borders Bill 

Life as a UK asylum seeker: ‘Will I ever really be safe?’
Opinion

Life as a UK asylum seeker: ‘Will I ever really be safe?’

Inside the ‘torture’ of the UK immigration system for asylum seekers
News

Inside the ‘torture’ of the UK immigration system for asylum seekers

Priti Patel’s asylum reform is ‘hard-hearted and cruel’
News

Priti Patel’s asylum reform is ‘hard-hearted and cruel’

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