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Asylum

The Government’s Rwanda Plan is a Relic of a Colonial Age

, 21 April 2022
Britain's historic hostility towards migration – by politicians of all stripes – has laid the groundwork for Priti Patel's controversial plan to send people seeking asylum to Rwanda, says Thomas Perrett

Lessons for the Left from Scandinavia

, 21 April 2022
Progressive parties in the Nordic countries have also been wrestling with reactionary views towards immigration in recent years, documents Shafi Musaddique

The Rwanda Scheme: The Human Rights Concerns Around Government’s Transportation Deal

, 20 April 2022
The plan to send people seeking asylum who arrive via 'irregular' routes in the UK to Rwanda has raised numerous human rights concerns – not least for LGBTIQ people and pregnant women

The Rwanda Scheme: Electoral Racism to Policy Racism

, 19 April 2022
Decades of shifting political racism have created a rich reservoir of racialised attitudes for Boris Johnson's regime to exploit, says Martin Shaw

‘A Safeguarding Disaster Waiting to Happen’: How Holes in the ‘Homes for Ukraine’ Scheme are Putting Refugees in Danger

, 19 April 2022
Sian Norris reports on safeguarding fears and delays in the Homes for Ukraine scheme that are putting vulnerable lives at risk

Britain’s Foreign Media Oligarchy

, 14 April 2022
Sir David Barclay (left) and his twin brother Sir Frederick after receiving their knighthoods from the Queen at Buckingham Palace in 2000. Photo: Michael Stephens/PA Wire/PA Images

Government Turns Blind Eye to Offshore Migrant Processing Problems Faced by Australia and Israel

, 14 April 2022
The policy of sending people seeking asylum to camps and centres 'offshore' has led to criticism and human rights abuses – but the UK Government is doing it anyway

‘Unbelievable Incompetence or a Cynical Betrayal’: Jane and Nadia’s Journey Through the ‘Homes for Ukraine’ Scheme

, 13 April 2022
Alexandra Hall Hall documents the hurdles at every step experienced by Jane in bringing Nadia and her family to the UK – and questions why the Government created a system that seems deliberately difficult for those who want to help Ukrainians in need

A Great British Unwelcome: Family Wanting to Help Ukrainians ‘Stuck in Catch 22’

, 1 April 2022
Vicky Sargent shares one family's account of trying to navigate the "impossible" Government scheme for settling Ukrainians in homes across the UK

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