Tag: hostile environment

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...

Osime Brown

The Story Of Osime Brown

Osime Brown, the 22-year old Jamaican-born UK resident, is at the centre of an ongoing dispute regarding unjust deportation. Despite being classified as a vulnerable adult with severe autism, the Home Office plans to send Mr Brown to Jamaica on his...

IPPR report hostile environment

IPPR Report: Reversing the Hostile Environment Policy

Almost a decade ago, the then Home Secretary Theresa May made a series of changes to the UK’s immigration system, implementing what would become known as the ‘hostile environment policy’. Brazen in its intentions, the government made clear that the...

Priti Patel with Armed Forces soldiers

Fijian Veterans Lose Right to Remain in UK

Eight Fijian soldiers who are British Army veterans lose their right to remain in the UK. A group of Fijian soldiers who served with the British army in Afghanistan and Iraq have lost their court battle to remain in the UK. Furthermore, the UK’s...

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...