The human rights act dictates that the UK is obliged to protect asylum seekers. So why is the home secretary ignoring it?
The hardship of the pandemic has exposed the extreme nature of a policy the prime minister didn’t even appear to know about.
Global capitalist pressures on labour markets and the search for cheaper workers can lead to slavery.
Changes to immigration rules have left migrants without family and friends in the UK trapped in immigration detention – despite being granted bail.
While the UK does not indefinitely detain children, there are cases where minors are held – and in extreme cases, separated from their parents.
Inconsistencies in how judges handle appeal cases and different levels of legal provision around the country can leave asylum seekers facing a lottery.