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fast fashion exploits undocumented migrants

Fast Fashion & Undocumented Migrants

Undocumented migrants face exploitation within fast fashion industry Throughout the course of Covid-19, one industry facing renewed scrutiny is fast-fashion. This is not its first time under an unforgiving spotlight. Fast fashion is largely...

NHS surcharge scrapped for staff

Health Surcharge for Migrant NHS Staff Finally Scrapped

Immigration Health Surcharge for NHS Staff Cancelled The Health Secretary Matt Hancock has confirmed that the NHS health surcharge for migrant healthcare workers will no longer apply, admitting the “enormous contribution” migrants make in...

international arrivals into quarantine

14 Days Quarantine for Migrants Arriving in UK

Migrants arriving in the UK now face quarantine for 14 days The UK Government has now said that all those arriving in the UK via an airport must quarantine at a private residence for 14 days, starting from June due to the Coronavirus...

migrant boat intercepted by UK border control

Asylum Seekers Intercepted During COVID-19 Pandemic

Boats Carrying Asylum Seekers Intercepted During Bank Holiday in the UK Over the bank holiday weekend, around 140 boats carrying asylum seekers and migrants were intercepted in the English Channel. A spike in the number of those attempting to...