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Month: May 2024

Child refugees using people smugglers to reach family in UK

Charities, including Safe Passage International, have produced a report showing that unaccompanied child refugees are forced to use people smugglers to reach family members in the UK, crossing in small
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Labour’s refugee plans don’t include safe routes

Keir Starmer’s refugee policy aims to beef up border security by ensuring direct access for top officials to the home secretary. Labour would scrap the Rwanda scheme, and use the
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Children will be sent to Rwanda, charities fear

The Home Office is planning to deport young unaccompanied refugees to Rwanda based only on a cursory estimate of their age by an immigration official. Now the Human for Rights
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General Election resources from Asylum Matters

Asylum Matters has compiled some very useful General Election resources, including: ‘Building a compassionate refugee protection system’ a 2-page document setting out key principles and policy asks for parliamentary candidates; ‘Campaigning
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Government’s Rwanda plan further discredited

The government has begun to round up and detain up to 5,700 refugees in preparation for their deportation to Rwanda.   However, the latest data has revealed that around 3,500
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