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‘A government intent on cruelty’: Number of people in immigration detention soars
Immigration

‘A government intent on cruelty’: Number of people in immigration detention soars

New Home Office figures show the number of people being held in immigration detention is up by a quarter on pre-pandemic levels.

Rallies planned outside detention centres in solidarity with those locked up ahead of Rwanda flights
Rwanda policy

Rallies planned outside detention centres in solidarity with those locked up ahead of Rwanda flights

The protests will take place this weekend at Heathrow, Gatwick, and in Manchester, Oxford, and Bristol.

Windrush monument receives mixed reception as 3 in 4 victims are still waiting for compensation
Windrush Day

Windrush monument receives mixed reception as 3 in 4 victims are still waiting for compensation

The government-funded monument was unveiled at Waterloo Station to mark Windrush Day.

Police anti-racism plan can’t work if stop and search powers are increased, campaigners say
Racism

Police anti-racism plan can’t work if stop and search powers are increased, campaigners say

Campaigners fight to remove final passengers from Jamaica deportation flight
Activism

Campaigners fight to remove final passengers from Jamaica deportation flight

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Families fear another Jamaica deportation charter flight is imminent after reports of detentions
Deportations

Families fear another Jamaica deportation charter flight is imminent after reports of detentions

Priti Patel’s ‘refugee pushback’ policy has been scrapped days before a High Court review
Home Office

Priti Patel’s ‘refugee pushback’ policy has been scrapped days before a High Court review

The UK wants to send asylum seekers to Rwanda. But what about its human rights record?
Asylum Seekers

The UK wants to send asylum seekers to Rwanda. But what about its human rights record?

Exclusive: Fewer than 500 people in the UK have offered to help find homes for Afghan refugees
Refugee crisis

Exclusive: Fewer than 500 people in the UK have offered to help find homes for Afghan refugees

‘I locked my flat in tears’: The diary of one Ukrainian refugee’s two-week journey to the UK
Ukraine Crisis

‘I locked my flat in tears’: The diary of one Ukrainian refugee’s two-week journey to the UK

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe flies home after being detained in Iran for six years
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe flies home after being detained in Iran for six years

How does the Homes for Ukraine scheme work?
Ukraine Crisis

How does the Homes for Ukraine scheme work?

Children of deported people are developing PTSD and depression, report finds
Deportations

Children of deported people are developing PTSD and depression, report finds

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BT is still working on its controversial 888 ‘Walk Me Home’ app to protect women
Violence Against Women

BT is still working on its controversial 888 ‘Walk Me Home’ app to protect women

‘My mum can’t take it much longer’: Ukrainians turned away as UK visa centres fail to cope with demand
Ukraine invasion

‘My mum can’t take it much longer’: Ukrainians turned away as UK visa centres fail to cope with demand

Ukrainian woman told to pay for mother to come to UK despite free visas pledge
Ukraine Invasion

Ukrainian woman told to pay for mother to come to UK despite free visas pledge

Exclusive: The UK government spent over £11m on deportation charter flights in 2021
Deportations

Exclusive: The UK government spent over £11m on deportation charter flights in 2021

Government defeated 14 times as Lords throw out anti-protest laws
Policing bill

Government defeated 14 times as Lords throw out anti-protest laws

Undocumented migrants must be included in Covid inquiry, says charity
Covid-19

Undocumented migrants must be included in Covid inquiry, says charity

Exclusive: Home Office staff ‘mingled and drank prosecco’ during lockdown
Partygate

Exclusive: Home Office staff ‘mingled and drank prosecco’ during lockdown

Exclusive: Number of people deported on Home Office charter flights triples during pandemic
Hostile Environment

Exclusive: Number of people deported on Home Office charter flights triples during pandemic

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Priti Patel threatened with legal action if she doesn’t give up control of Windrush compensation scheme
Windrush

Priti Patel threatened with legal action if she doesn’t give up control of Windrush compensation scheme

Do we have to go to the work Christmas party?
Christmas

Do we have to go to the work Christmas party?

MPs want Home Office to scrap ‘extortionate’ £1,000 child citizenship fees
Home Office

MPs want Home Office to scrap ‘extortionate’ £1,000 child citizenship fees

RNLI lifeboat blocked from entering Channel over asylum seeker rescues
News

RNLI lifeboat blocked from entering Channel over asylum seeker rescues

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