Blog: Advocacy

Blog articles from JRS UK

Getting the vaccine at JRS, it felt like home

27 April 2022

“We wanted to make it easier for refugee friends to access Covid vaccine”

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Plans for removing asylum seekers to Rwanda are cruel

26 April 2022

Sophie outlines how the Rwanda plan will make it impossible to claim safe haven in the UK.

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An asylum system that is bad for health and people

06 April 2022

On World Health Day, Sophie reflects on healthcare barriers for refugees and asylum seekers.

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‘We must change course’

25 November 2021

Sophie reflects on the tragedy of 27 people losing their lives in the English Channel.

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The Nationality and Borders Bill treats hostility as a virtue

25 November 2021

Sophie outlines how the Government's Bill further entrenches hostility in the asylum system.

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The Borders Bill will make life in the asylum system much bleaker

18 November 2021

Sophie explains how detention and detention-like asylum accommodation will be extended.

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The cruelty of slamming the door shut on those seeking sanctuary

11 November 2021

An introduction to the Nationality and Borders Bill

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Accompanying Little Amal

29 October 2021

As the UK welcomes Little Amal, Ruth shares the serendipitous joys of meeting her.

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The crisis in Afghanistan shows why all people seeking sanctuary need humane treatment

09 September 2021

If we are to learn from this emerging situation, we must change our whole approach to asylum

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Update on the Nationality & Borders Bill: there is much that can and must be done.

21 July 2021

Sadly, the Bill has passed the second reading, and will now progress to committee stage.

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