Refugees

A businessman who took in a Ukrainian family has launched a company to help refugees into work
Ukraine

A businessman who took in a Ukrainian family has launched a company to help refugees into work

Phone refurbishment firm Mobiles4Ukraine has been launched to help Ukrainian refugees into work as the threat of homelessness grows

Ukraine: Survey shows British people, and especially Tory voters, feel very differently about some refugees than others
Ukraine

Ukraine: Survey shows British people, and especially Tory voters, feel very differently about some refugees than others

Research has shown that Conservative voters are far less sympathetic to refugees from countries like Afghanistan than Ukraine.

The Rwanda plan is making me question how safe I really am in the UK 
Refugee Week

The Rwanda plan is making me question how safe I really am in the UK 

“The plane might have been stopped but the fear remains,” writes campaigner and Refugee Week ambassador Ali Ghaderi.

How the arts is supporting healing in refugees and showcasing their contribution to society
Refugee Week

How the arts is supporting healing in refugees and showcasing their contribution to society

These are the charities helping refugees in the UK
Refugees

These are the charities helping refugees in the UK

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Rwanda deportations: What is the European Court of Human Rights, and why did it stop the UK flight from taking off?
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Rwanda deportations: What is the European Court of Human Rights, and why did it stop the UK flight from taking off?

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

Rwanda refugee program dubbed ‘another Windrush’ ahead of London protest
Rwanda deportation

Rwanda refugee program dubbed ‘another Windrush’ ahead of London protest

‘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

A charity is taking the Home Office to court over a ‘dangerous’ women’s detention centre
Social Justice

A charity is taking the Home Office to court over a ‘dangerous’ women’s detention centre

Government told to act as Ukraine refugees at risk of human trafficking
Social Justice

Government told to act as Ukraine refugees at risk of human trafficking

Boris Johnson criticised for saying male refugees are ‘queue jumping’ ahead of women and children
Social Justice

Boris Johnson criticised for saying male refugees are ‘queue jumping’ ahead of women and children

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

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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.

Exclusive: Fewer than 500 people in the UK have offered to help find homes for Afghan refugees
Refugee crisis

Exclusive: Fewer than 500 people in the UK have offered to help find homes for Afghan refugees

Rural locations deprioritised when housing Ukrainian refugees as more than 100,000 hosts apply
Ukraine crisis

Rural locations deprioritised when housing Ukrainian refugees as more than 100,000 hosts apply

Over 100 UK firms are stepping up to hire Ukraine refugees
Ukraine Crisis

Over 100 UK firms are stepping up to hire Ukraine refugees

Could refugees be housed in the seized mansions of Russian oligarchs? We asked a lawyer
Ukraine crisis

Could refugees be housed in the seized mansions of Russian oligarchs? We asked a lawyer

How does the Homes for Ukraine scheme work?
Ukraine Crisis

How does the Homes for Ukraine scheme work?

‘Maybe we gather foreigners in some other place’: Ukraine ambassador on discrimination at border
ukraine crisis

‘Maybe we gather foreigners in some other place’: Ukraine ambassador on discrimination at border

‘My mum can’t take it much longer’: Ukrainians turned away as UK visa centres fail to cope with demand
Ukraine invasion

‘My mum can’t take it much longer’: Ukrainians turned away as UK visa centres fail to cope with demand

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‘More people than ever’ are offering their homes to Ukrainian refugees, says UK charity
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‘More people than ever’ are offering their homes to Ukrainian refugees, says UK charity

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

‘It’s a basic human dignity’: Asylum seekers could soon be allowed to work in the UK
asylum system

‘It’s a basic human dignity’: Asylum seekers could soon be allowed to work in the UK

More than 100,000 call on Boris Johnson to ‘do the right thing’ for Ukrainian refugees
ukraine invasion

More than 100,000 call on Boris Johnson to ‘do the right thing’ for Ukrainian refugees

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