Blog: Advocacy

Blog articles from JRS UK

‘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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JRS legal workshops: helping people to access justice

16 July 2021

“I only knew because JRS told me"

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“A denial of dialogue and encounter, and an absence of the need to truly understand”

01 July 2021

We are facing the creation of a system so inhuman, it will not listen to people claiming asylum

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The one-stop process in the New Plan for Immigration – a cynical attack on due process

08 June 2021

For a long time, the asylum system has been warped by a culture of disbelief, writes Sophie

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Jesuit Refugee Service UK
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