Refugees

50,000 asylum seekers trapped in ‘never-ending limbo’ by Home Office, think tank says
Immigration

50,000 asylum seekers trapped in ‘never-ending limbo’ by Home Office, think tank says

Despite Rishi Sunak’s boast to have claimed one backlog, experts warn another backlog could leave tens of thousands of asylum seekers in peril, with no easy solutions

‘I miss home so much’: Ukrainian refugee on life in UK two years into Russia’s bloody war
Russia-Ukraine war

‘I miss home so much’: Ukrainian refugee on life in UK two years into Russia’s bloody war

Luba Bilko endured a gruelling journey to get to the UK. Now she dreams of a return home

‘An amazing U-turn’: Home Office drops bid to allow asylum seekers to live in unsafe housing
Immigration

‘An amazing U-turn’: Home Office drops bid to allow asylum seekers to live in unsafe housing

A judicial review saw the government back down on plans to make asylum seeker accommodation exempt from HMO safety laws

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2024: Migrants, refugees and asylum seekers
Changemakers 2024

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2024: Migrants, refugees and asylum seekers

Letters: People are afraid to leave the house due to UK’s public toilet crisis – it’s a scandal
Letters

Letters: People are afraid to leave the house due to UK’s public toilet crisis – it’s a scandal

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Behind the till with Olivia Colman at Choose Love’s refugee awareness pop-up shop
Choose Love

Behind the till with Olivia Colman at Choose Love’s refugee awareness pop-up shop

Bake Off star Sandro Farmhouse is spreading Christmas cheer with baking and ‘happy days’
Christmas

Bake Off star Sandro Farmhouse is spreading Christmas cheer with baking and ‘happy days’

Protesters demand end of refugees being made homeless ahead of Christmas: ‘We’re failing people’
Refugee homelessness crisis

Protesters demand end of refugees being made homeless ahead of Christmas: ‘We’re failing people’

Afghan veterans and their families who fled Taliban to UK at risk of homelessness as crisis looms
Homelessness

Afghan veterans and their families who fled Taliban to UK at risk of homelessness as crisis looms

Are you gay enough for Suella Braverman? How Home Office expects LGBTQ+ migrants to ‘prove’ themselves
LGBTQ+ Rights

Are you gay enough for Suella Braverman? How Home Office expects LGBTQ+ migrants to ‘prove’ themselves

Home Office plan to reduce asylum seeker hotel bill ‘pushing refugees to homelessness’
Homeless refugees

Home Office plan to reduce asylum seeker hotel bill ‘pushing refugees to homelessness’

Asylum backlog hits record high but people arriving on small boats make up just a third of the queue
Asylum seekers

Asylum backlog hits record high but people arriving on small boats make up just a third of the queue

Two years after fleeing the Taliban, these Afghan evacuees are rebuilding their careers
Refugees

Two years after fleeing the Taliban, these Afghan evacuees are rebuilding their careers

Afghan refugees: ‘I built homes for the UK government, now I’m facing homelessness in Britain’
Resettlement

Afghan refugees: ‘I built homes for the UK government, now I’m facing homelessness in Britain’

Bibby Stockholm is a ‘monument to government failure’, says IRC
Asylum seekers

Bibby Stockholm is a ‘monument to government failure’, says IRC

Illegal Immigration Act: Is this the end of safe asylum in the UK?
Josie Naughton

Illegal Immigration Act: Is this the end of safe asylum in the UK?

Refugees are twice as likely to be unemployed. A new scheme in Coventry might have answers
Employment

Refugees are twice as likely to be unemployed. A new scheme in Coventry might have answers

Tragedy at sea shows the stark contrast by which we value human life
Zoe Gardner

Tragedy at sea shows the stark contrast by which we value human life

‘I left to save my family’: Ukrainian refugee finds hope in the UK with help from C&C Group and Big Issue Recruit
Big Issue Recruit

‘I left to save my family’: Ukrainian refugee finds hope in the UK with help from C&C Group and Big Issue Recruit

Refugee Week: This is what refugees in the UK want you to know
Refugee Week

Refugee Week: This is what refugees in the UK want you to know

Reunions and separations: Refugee Dads share their stories for Fathers Day
Father's Day

Reunions and separations: Refugee Dads share their stories for Fathers Day

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The Illegal Migration Bill will ‘create a new homeless population’
Illegal Migration Bill

The Illegal Migration Bill will ‘create a new homeless population’

Don’t silence the music. Turn it up
Paul McNamee

Don’t silence the music. Turn it up

28 inspiring campaigns and campaigners to make you believe change can be won in 2023
Campaigning

28 inspiring campaigns and campaigners to make you believe change can be won in 2023

The government can manage refugees in both a humane and orderly way. If only it wanted to.
Laura Kyrke-Smith

The government can manage refugees in both a humane and orderly way. If only it wanted to.