Ferret Fact Service looks at some of the questions around refugees, migration and channel crossing.
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”.
Activists fear the controversial practice, understood to have been discontinued after sustained campaigning, is indicative of new tougher immigration policies proposed by the Home Office.
Ferret Fact Service looks at the situation for those wanting moving to and from the EU after Brexit.
Sixteen people seeking asylum in the UK died in six months, leading to a call for the “institutionally racist” Home Office to be scrapped to save lives.
There must be an inquiry into decisions taken to move asylum seekers from flats to hotels without carrying out vulnerability checks, say refugee campaigners.
Refugee organisers of a Glasgow protest in support of asylum-seekers have accused Police Scotland of failing to adequately protect them against far-right groups on the rampage.
A 30-year-old Syrian man died after moving to a hotel used by the Home Office to house asylum seekers amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Serco has won a legal case over the eviction, but a human rights firm says the legal position is 'far from settled'. Meanwhile, hundreds are living with the threat of eviction.