Blog: Policy

Blog articles from JRS UK

Legal blog: What to do if a case is refused?

26 May 2022

Michael, JRS Legal Officer, reflects on getting an asylum claim refusal from the Home Office.

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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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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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