Tag: home office

Men waiting to be put on a deportation flight

Home Office Considers Cutting Jail Term Needed for Deportation

As 2021 begins, little seems new in terms of the Home Office’s determination to increase its number of deportations. Its latest plan would entail deporting non-UK citizens that have been given a six-month jail sentence. The measure would be a part...

Priti Patel's Home Office lawsuits are accumulating

Home Office Opposed as Lawsuits Accumulate

Home Secretary Priti Patel promised in July to bring a new ‘fair, humane and compassionate’ approach to immigration policy, but many organisations are now dismayed by new rules and outlined plans that indicate her new approach seems to be really...

Protestors from the Movement for Justice against deportations to Jamaica

Stop the Plane: Outrage Over Deportation Flight to Jamaica

Over the last two decades, the Home Office have deported thousands of Black Britons to Jamaica. The latest deportation flight to Jamaica, still scheduled for tomorrow, will see 50 more people separated from their families right before Christmas...

Canadian flag flying

What’s the Big Deal? UK and Canada Explained

The UK and Canada have struck an interim agreement to continue trading under the same EU’s Comprehensive and Trade Agreement (CETA) trade deal after Brexit. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Canadian counterpart, Justin Trudeau sealed the deal...

The Stansted 15

Judgement on Stansted 15 Charges Still Awaited

The case of the Stansted 15 received huge attention a few years ago, partly because of the daring nature of the actions carried out by the group of fifteen activists, but also because of the peculiarity of the charges they received – charges which...