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Remember all those controversial laws that were passed? Many of them just came into force
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Remember all those controversial laws that were passed? Many of them just came into force

Many of the new bills passed at the last-minute back in April come into force today, including the Borders Bill and the Policing Bill. Here’s a round-up of what they are and why some have proven extremely controversial.

Kill the Bill protesters vow to make new ‘anti-democratic’ laws unenforceable
Kill the Bill

Kill the Bill protesters vow to make new ‘anti-democratic’ laws unenforceable

‘So what now? Do give up and accept our fate? No chance.’

‘Trauma deadline’ in Borders Bill would see survivors of abuse miss out on support
Maya Esslemont

‘Trauma deadline’ in Borders Bill would see survivors of abuse miss out on support

We must act against Part 5 of the Nationality and Borders Bill, which would create a deadline for slavery victims to come forward, writes Maya Esslemont, director of After Exploitation.

‘An injustice and an outrage’: MPs speak against ‘draconian’ Borders Bill outside parliament
Borders Bill

‘An injustice and an outrage’: MPs speak against ‘draconian’ Borders Bill outside parliament

The Nationality and Borders Bill is a slap in the face of the Windrush generation
Ramya Jaidev

The Nationality and Borders Bill is a slap in the face of the Windrush generation

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5 new laws for 2022 – and what they mean for your rights
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5 new laws for 2022 – and what they mean for your rights

Protesters urge Lords to vote down Nationality and Borders Bill as it returns to parliament
Borders Bill

Protesters urge Lords to vote down Nationality and Borders Bill as it returns to parliament

MPs want Home Office to scrap ‘extortionate’ £1,000 child citizenship fees
Home Office

MPs want Home Office to scrap ‘extortionate’ £1,000 child citizenship fees

Citizenship is not a ‘privilege’ – the Borders Bill clause is a threat to ethnic minority Britons
Alba Kapoor

Citizenship is not a ‘privilege’ – the Borders Bill clause is a threat to ethnic minority Britons

At least 27 people die after migrant boat capsizes in Channel
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At least 27 people die after migrant boat capsizes in Channel

Borders Bill will be ‘catastrophic’ for victims of modern slavery, MPs told
Home Office

Borders Bill will be ‘catastrophic’ for victims of modern slavery, MPs told

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

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

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