Asylum seekers

‘I see my father in them’: How one small tea shop plans to empower 1,260 refugees
Recruitment

‘I see my father in them’: How one small tea shop plans to empower 1,260 refugees

For refugees fleeing war and persecution, it can be an uphill battle to come off benefits and find stable employment. Here’s one project making a difference

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Refugees and asylum
Changemakers 2023

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Refugees and asylum

The government’s humanitarian record took ever darker turns last year, but there is still hope for displaced people in the UK in 2023, thanks to these changemakers

Matt Hancock as the I’m a Celebrity… fall guy must not distract from our real-life trials
Paul McNamee

Matt Hancock as the I’m a Celebrity… fall guy must not distract from our real-life trials

Yes, it’s entertaining, but don’t let the Tory’s appearance in the jungle become a government diversion tactic, says Big Issue editor Paul McNamee

Here’s what people in Dover really think about UK immigration
Immigration

Here’s what people in Dover really think about UK immigration

What is happening at the Manston migrant centre?
Immigration

What is happening at the Manston migrant centre?

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‘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

Rallies planned outside detention centres in solidarity with those locked up ahead of Rwanda flights
Rwanda policy

Rallies planned outside detention centres in solidarity with those locked up ahead of Rwanda flights

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

‘No one has been housed for a month’: Afghan refugees still stuck in hotel limbo 9 months on
Afghan refugees

‘No one has been housed for a month’: Afghan refugees still stuck in hotel limbo 9 months on

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

Priti Patel’s ‘refugee pushback’ policy has been scrapped days before a High Court review
Home Office

Priti Patel’s ‘refugee pushback’ policy has been scrapped days before a High Court review

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.

UK lawyers are stepping up to offer free immigration advice to Ukrainians
Ukraine invasion

UK lawyers are stepping up to offer free immigration advice to Ukrainians

Undocumented migrants must be included in Covid inquiry, says charity
Covid-19

Undocumented migrants must be included in Covid inquiry, says charity

‘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

Campaigners slam Priti Patel’s ‘flawed and dangerous’ plan to x-ray asylum seekers to verify their age
asylum system

Campaigners slam Priti Patel’s ‘flawed and dangerous’ plan to x-ray asylum seekers to verify their age

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

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Plans to remove British citizenship without notice ‘would repeat Windrush mistakes’
Home Office

Plans to remove British citizenship without notice ‘would repeat Windrush mistakes’

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

Climate change is forcing more people out of their homes than war
Environment

Climate change is forcing more people out of their homes than war

Ministers ‘happy to spend millions on drones’ but ignore refugees in Budget
Politics

Ministers ‘happy to spend millions on drones’ but ignore refugees in Budget