Blog: Policy

Blog articles from JRS UK

Hoping for wisdom

07 January 2022

As we begin a new year, Sophie reflects on the next stages of the Nationality and Borders Bill

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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 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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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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“What happens to my neighbour matters to me, it is my job to care for my neighbour”

16 February 2021

Cruelty is seen as a legitimate & effective means of immigration control in 2021, writes Sophie

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“Yet another wall where we desperately needed a bridge”

28 January 2021

New immigration rules add another barrier to sanctuary for those seeking asylum, writes Sophie

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Can the UK Government decide to arbitrarily deny asylum claims?

11 December 2020

Interview with Legal Officer Michael Tarnoky on the UK's recent changes to immigration rules

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Changes to detention: “Ultimately, human beings will pay the price.”

29 October 2020

As the Home Secretary announces a new immigration and asylum system, we are at a turning point

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We need to confront the reality of this death in the English Channel

26 August 2020

Sophie explains why we must make it easier, not harder, for people to move when they need to.

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“They put you there to forget about you”

30 July 2020

On World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, Will reflects on victims suffering in detention

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