Refugees

‘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

One man left in an isolated hotel with his family told The Big Issue “people are really suffering” and that some guests have been there since August.

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

Women for Refugee Women wants Derwentside to be shut down and for the detention of women to stop altogether.

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

A new report finds hotlines have received up to five times as many calls for advice and anti-trafficking organisations are seeing an increase in requests to help victims.

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

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

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Government on course to repeat Afghanistan evacuation mistakes in Ukraine, MPs warn
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Government on course to repeat Afghanistan evacuation mistakes in Ukraine, MPs warn

‘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

These are the charities helping refugees in the UK
Refugees

These are the charities helping refugees in the UK

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

Scotland and Wales reject ‘anti-refugee’ Nationality and Borders Bill
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Scotland and Wales reject ‘anti-refugee’ Nationality and Borders Bill

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

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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

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

‘The lights are so beautiful’: Refugees on their first Christmas in the UK
Christmas

‘The lights are so beautiful’: Refugees on their first Christmas in the UK

Don’t let media headlines blitz the decent side of human nature
Paul McNamee

Don’t let media headlines blitz the decent side of human nature

The Channel crossing deaths must be a turning point for this government
Minnie Rahman

The Channel crossing deaths must be a turning point for this government

Top 5 books written by refugees, chosen by Gulwali Passarlay
Top 5 Books

Top 5 books written by refugees, chosen by Gulwali Passarlay

Protesters gather outside Home Office to rally against Channel crossing deaths
Home Office

Protesters gather outside Home Office to rally against Channel crossing deaths

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

Women and LGBTQ+ people in Afghanistan are still waiting for the UK refugees scheme to open
Social Justice

Women and LGBTQ+ people in Afghanistan are still waiting for the UK refugees scheme to open

‘Nowhere near good enough’: Government slammed over lack of support for LGBTQ+ Afghans
Activism

‘Nowhere near good enough’: Government slammed over lack of support for LGBTQ+ Afghans

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