Immigration and asylum

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UK visa delays ‘causing rent, employment and healthcare issues’
People seeking to clarify immigration status facing ‘hostile environment’ problems, research reveals

Amelia Gentleman

30, Sep, 2022 @1:01 PM

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Home Office age disputes putting child asylum seekers at risk, reports find
Research highlights concerns about how government treats young people arriving in UK to seek asylum

Diane Taylor

30, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Post-Brexit checks reduce Eurostar’s London terminal capacity by a third
Rail boss says St Pancras has only avoided chaos seen at Channel ports because of services being cut

Gwyn Topham

27, Sep, 2022 @5:16 PM

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Labour ‘to act over child strip-searches and police vetting failures’
Yvette Cooper sets out policies at party conference and attacks ‘unworkable and unethical’ Rwanda deportation plan

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

27, Sep, 2022 @12:54 PM

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Home Office U-turn over deportation of Albanian asylum seekers
Letter undermines Priti Patel’s claim that Albanians arriving with ‘spurious’ claims could be removed quickly

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

26, Sep, 2022 @6:16 PM

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Home Office to reopen immigration detention centres with £399m deal
Two centres in England could detain 1,000 male asylum seekers in move linked to Rwanda scheme

Diane Taylor

26, Sep, 2022 @12:59 PM

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‘Our fate is unclear’: Indonesian man who paid £1,000 deposit for UK farm job
Intan says he paid more than a month’s wages from his old job to guarantee his place, but remains unemployed

Emily Dugan

25, Sep, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Rapid expansion of visa scheme leaves seasonal workers at risk of exploitation
Experts say scheme’s rules urgently need significant changes to prioritise worker protection

Emily Dugan

25, Sep, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Indonesians wait for UK farm jobs after paying deposits of up to £2,500
Exclusive: Workers say they have been charged to guarantee a job – which may be illegal – and have not yet had an interview

Emily Dugan

25, Sep, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Liz Truss plans more immigration in effort to fill vacancies and drive growth
Government likely to lift cap on agricultural and broadband workers, and alter shortage occupations list

Rajeev Syal

25, Sep, 2022 @12:29 PM

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Liz Truss ‘plans to loosen immigration rules to boost UK economy’
PM expected to expand shortage occupation list to help businesses fill jobs amid recession warnings

Nadeem Badshah and agency

24, Sep, 2022 @10:45 PM

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Majority of UK public agree with liberal views on race and sexual identity
Annual survey shows rapid shift in attitudes over recent decades

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

22, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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