Tag: Immigration News

no recourse to public funds affects children part of hostile environment immigration policies

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...

Yarl's Wood detention centre

Home Office Scraps Yarl’s Wood Asylum Accommodation Expansion

On the 9th of February, the Home Office announced its decision to abandon expansion plans for Yarl’s Wood asylum accommodation on the immigration detention centre site.  In a message to Yarl’s wood consultants, Deborah Chitten, the Home Office’s...