Immigration and asylum

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Some Afghan refugees to be housed in UK hotels for months
MPs express concern over dozens of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children being placed in hotels

Amelia Gentleman

22, Sep, 2021 @4:53 PM

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Windrush victims launch legal action over compensation delays
Henry Vaughan and Fitzroy Maynard sue Home Office, saying delays have caused them years of stress

Amelia Gentleman

21, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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A friend in need: volunteers rush to help refugees feel at home in UK
Up to 50 people a day are signing up to offer help to Afghans who fled the Taliban

Clea Skopeliti

19, Sep, 2021 @8:45 AM

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Asylum seeker given £100,000 hospital bill after suffering stroke
Simba Mujakachi says government’s ‘hostile environment’ policies deterred him from taking medication

Robyn Vinter

18, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Afghan evacuees in UK face homelessness and destitution, MPs say
Concerns raised over confusion between Home Office and councils over who will house arrivals

Karen McVeigh

18, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Lib Dems: government treatment of migrants ‘shames our country’
Alistair Carmichael condemns home secretary Priti Patel’s policies on first day of party conference

Peter Walker Political correspondent

17, Sep, 2021 @3:55 PM

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NHS trusts wrongly billing vulnerable migrants for maternity care, says charity
Maternity Action says some trusts taking harsh approach, and calls for suspension of charging for migrants

Diane Taylor

17, Sep, 2021 @2:03 PM

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‘They left us to die’: UK’s Afghan aid staff in hiding from Taliban
Evacuation of employees, not contractors, ‘splitting hairs’, says HRW, warning of days left to save lives

Katie McQue in Dubai

17, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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French woman held by Home Office officials at Gatwick for eight hours
Tessa Stines, who has EU settlement claim in progress, detained by Border Force despite rule change

Diane Taylor and Lisa O'Carroll

16, Sep, 2021 @6:31 PM

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Home Office hotels for asylum seekers ‘akin to detention centres’ – report
Lawyers documented deterioration in health of asylum seekers while staying in accommodation

Diane Taylor

16, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Shamima Begum says she wants to prove innocence in UK courts
Appearing in live TV interview from Syria detention camp, Begum says she ‘did nothing in Islamic State but be a mother and wife’

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

15, Sep, 2021 @11:54 AM

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Over 60% of EU citizens stopped at ports by UK post-Brexit are Romanian
Lawyers say government data for first six months of 2021 raises questions over possible racial profiling

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

15, Sep, 2021 @11:23 AM

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