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A Manufactured Crisis: Asylum Grants Fall by 40%

Latest government statistics up to December 2020 reveal how far from the truth government rhetoric on people seeking asylum in the UK has strayed. Despite the shrill pitch of Nigel Farage claiming an ‘out of control invasion’, asylum...

£1000 registration fee for child citizenship ruled unlawful

£1000 Fee for Child Citizenship Ruled Unlawful

A decision against the £1012 fee for registering for child citizenship has today been upheld and ruled unlawful by the Court of Appeal. Two judges ruled that the fees were set by the government ‘without consideration of the best interests of...

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Close the Barracks, Confront British Militarism

Reports have resurfaced from 2014 concluding Napier barracks ‘did not meet acceptable standards of accommodation’ even then and marked for demolition. Calls to close the barracks housing people seeking asylum on grounds of human rights and public...

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No Recourse to Public Funds Affects 175,000 Children

Kate Osamour, Labour MP for Edmonton, has called for the Home Secretary to scrap the No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) condition, due to its effects on children. The condition applies to millions of non-UK nationals, as part of the terms of their...

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Inspection of Barracks Housing Asylum Seekers Confirmed

The UK immigration and prison officers have confirmed an inspection of barracks and Ministry of Defence sites housing asylum seekers will go ahead, following pressures from activists and MPs. On Monday, the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and...