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Brexit and UK immigration policy ‘increasing risks to trafficking victims’
Damning report highlights greater risk of EU worker exploitation and vulnerability of undocumented migrants

Diane Taylor

20, Oct, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Thousands of potential trafficking victims held in immigration centres, data shows
UK’s ‘detain first, ask later’ approach is hampering state’s ability to identify victims, say charities

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

18, Oct, 2021 @7:26 AM

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Home Office criticised over handling of Sri Lankan scientist’s asylum claim
Commonwealth Rutherford fellow and his family face deportation from UK amid conflicting messages from department

Diane Taylor

18, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Whether freedom of speech or fairness to migrants, some principles are sacred | Kenan Malik
Double standards are the norm in the debate over women and trans rights, and immigration policy

Kenan Malik

17, Oct, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Priti Patel threatening to use X-rays to verify asylum seekers’ ages
Nationality and borders bill would allow for ‘scientific’ measuring of bones or taking of DNA samples

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

15, Oct, 2021 @2:37 PM

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Academic calls on universities minister to defend her freedom of speech
Cambridge professor says invite to address civil servants was cancelled because of tweet criticising Priti Patel

Richard Adams Education editor

14, Oct, 2021 @4:51 PM

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Home Office has backlog of 400,000 applications for EU settlement scheme
Home Office data suggests 2 million more EU citizens want to stay in UK than was estimated in 2016

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

14, Oct, 2021 @1:23 PM

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I used to work in the Home Office. It hasn’t changed | Letter
Letter: The litany of challenges, the lack of humanity, and the ethos of the ‘hostile environment’ was all too evident 15 years ago, says one anonymous correspondent

Letters

13, Oct, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Reported hate crimes in England and Wales up 9% since start of pandemic
Home Office report shows that more than 70% of the 124,091 recorded incidents were racially motivated

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

12, Oct, 2021 @9:20 PM

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Trafficking victims should be granted leave to remain in UK, high court rules
Landmark judgment will apply to thousands who may otherwise have been sent back to home countries

Diane Taylor

12, Oct, 2021 @11:04 AM

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Priti Patel’s fury as Johnson blocks public sexual harassment law
Home Office fears PM views aggressive targeting of women and girls as ‘mere wolf whistling’ amid moves to create specific offence

Mark Townsend Home affairs editor

09, Oct, 2021 @8:26 PM

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‘Send us home,’ beg Afghan refugees stuck in UK hotels
Thousands who fled Taliban are living in hotels with inadequate healthcare in Operation Warm Welcome

Mark Townsend

09, Oct, 2021 @12:05 PM

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