Blog: Policy

Blog articles from JRS UK

“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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“Looking forward, we need status for all”

09 July 2020

We have glimpsed the possibility of a kinder society & we don't have to go back, writes Sophie

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‘A safe place for everyone or a society that self-destructively marginalises the vulnerable?’

19 May 2020

Barring access to public funds & NRPF conditions are cruel policies that perpetuate destitution

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Legal Blog: Why COVID-19 is a threat to UK asylum seekers

16 April 2020

In a guest blog, Cameron outlines the risks faced by asylum seekers during the pandemic

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Displaced and Disappointed: challenges faced by asylum seekers in the UK

09 April 2020

'Refugees Call for Change' write their first blog on life as an asylum seeker in the UK

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