Asylum seekers facing second Christmas in hotels ‘abandoned’ by the system
Asylum seekers – who are spending their second Christmas without having their claim for sanctuary considered and living in a hotel – say they have been “abandoned by the system”, with some reporting feeling suicidal.
FFS explains: Asylum, migration and Manston
Ferret Fact Service looks into the situation at with migrants coming to the UK after the controversy at the Manston processing centre.
‘If I go out the Taliban will kill me – if I stay at home, poverty will’: Afghans make plea for UK help
UK authorities must step up to evacuate those who have worked for them but are living in fear and poverty in Afghanistan, two Afghans - who are now in hiding - told The Ferret.
Hundreds of Afghans prevented from claiming asylum in the UK pending Home Office investigations
Hundreds of asylum seekers from Afghanistan have been prevented from applying for refugee protection in the UK this year, as new rules allow the Home Office to first investigate if their claims are “admissible”.
Glasgow welcome: campaigners call for Scottish alternative to Patel’s ‘anti-refugee’ bill
Glasgow should restart the refugee dispersal scheme to stop the Home Office from introducing asylum reception centres in barracks and disused oil rigs, claim campaigners.
In photos: migrants finding refuge in Sarajevo
4,500 – 6,000 migrants entered Bosnia in October 2018. Now border security has tightened up and winter approaches many face an uncertain future.
Revealed: Boris Johnson’s Afghan trip cost taxpayers £20,000
Boris Johnson’s widely criticised trip to Afghanistan when a crucial vote was due on a third runway at Heathrow cost the British taxpayer at least £20,000, The Ferret can reveal.