Immigration and asylum

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Concerns raised over 'squalid' Serco asylum seeker housing in Derby
Council arranging inspection as photos show missing plaster, rubble in shower and hole in ceiling

Diane Taylor

25, Feb, 2021 @2:40 PM

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Covid cases among asylum seekers at Napier barracks higher than thought
Home affairs committee chair Yvette Cooper ‘astonished’ by Priti Patel’s responses to questions

Jamie Grierson Home affairs correspondent

24, Feb, 2021 @3:09 PM

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Francis Deutsch obituary
Other lives: Immigration and asylum solicitor who came to the UK on Kindertransport at the age of 13

Ros Wollen

22, Feb, 2021 @11:25 AM

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Fewer than one in six ‘hostile environment’ raids led to deportations
190 ‘intelligence-led’ raids on cares homes results in 37 care workers removed from UK

Diane Taylor

21, Feb, 2021 @6:01 PM

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Asylum seekers 'subjected to sexual harassment' in government hotels
Home Office urged to investigate allegations, including unsafe living conditions, while staff say they are paid below the legal wage

Mark Townsend Home Affairs Editor

21, Feb, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Asylum seeker brings case against Covid 'curfew' at London hotel
Proceedings launched against home secretary challenging legal basis for restrictions

Diane Taylor

19, Feb, 2021 @11:58 AM

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UK's £1,000 child citizenship fee ruled unlawful by appeal court
Court upholds ruling that Home Office failed to assess best interests of children in setting fee

Diane Taylor

18, Feb, 2021 @6:10 PM

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Refugee, 18, blinded in acid attack says Met delay may have cost him sight
Eritrean teenager had previously been attacked by same person and did not receive support, he says

Diane Taylor

18, Feb, 2021 @12:53 PM

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UK quarantine hotels 'a death sentence' for at-risk Britons, says cancer patient
Stranded in ‘red list’ territory Madeira, UK citizen Michael Thomas says government scheme has not been thought through

Molly Blackall

17, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Home Office ignored Covid advice not to put asylum seekers in barracks
Public Health England warned against using Napier facility before outbreak of coronavirus, court hears

Diane Taylor

16, Feb, 2021 @6:58 PM

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Four fined £10,000 at Birmingham airport for not declaring arrival from 'red list' country
Travellers entering UK must complete passenger locator form and lying about place of departure can lead to prison

Jamie Grierson Home affairs correspondent

16, Feb, 2021 @6:42 PM

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Low GP access rates among Latin Americans in UK raise vaccine concerns
One in seven say they are not registered, and three in four cannot work from home

Ian Johnston

15, Feb, 2021 @12:29 PM

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