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Right to Rent Scheme enables discrimination in the UK

In this article, Hal Fish from The Immigration Advice Service illuminates how racism and xenophobia in the UK is worsened by the Right to Rent Scheme.
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Sri Lanka: Refugees targeted after Easter Sunday attacks

The Sri Lankan government must ensure that over 1,100 refugees and asylum-seekers forced from their homes by mobs after the Easter Sunday massacre are immediately provided with adequate help.
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UK Domestic Abuse Bill may not protect migrant women

The Government has responded to the Home Affairs Select Committee’s concerns about the planned Domestic Abuse Bill, who have warned that the Bill fails to create adequate protection for migrant women.
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The truth of the Windrush scandal: One year on

Today marks one year since Amber Rudd’s formal apology for her actions against the Windrush migrants: Amnesty examines what really happened, what the effects are to this moment and where the UK government can go from here.
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Trump forces asylum-seekers back into Mexico

In this piece, Amnesty sheds light on how the asylum cases in San Diego recently are examples of humanitarian violations: Whilst the West is distracted by Brexit, forced returns continue to happen.
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Privatisation of asylum accommodation causes concern

Labour party has concerns about allocation of asylum accommodation contract to private company, Serco.
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Meeting the complex needs of asylum-seeking children

Sue Ross explains how her team provided an environment in which unaccompanied asylum-seeking children can achieve their full potential.
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Independent review ordered into immigration centre abuse

G4S has ordered an independent review into alleged immigration centre abuse as reports emerge of staff 'mocking and assaulting' detainees
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Diversity in the neighbourhood drives support for a generous asylum policy

Dr Gideon Bolt at Utrecht University shares his expert perspective on attitudes towards asylum policy in Europe
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Asylum seekers in the UK endure ‘slum-like’ living conditions

Charities have said that asylum seekers in the UK are forced to put up with 'squalid' and 'unsafe' living conditions due to neglect

Brexit vote sees fall in net migration

Latest estimates suggest that the UK has seen an overall decline in net migration since the country voted to leave the EU last June as EU nationals leave New estimates show that net migration in the UK has fallen to its lowest level in 3 years in the year since...

Conservative manifesto: Overhaul of care and boost for NHS

Tackling the “unfairness” in the social care system is one of the core parts of the Conservative manifesto, it has emerged
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Europe needs a plan to address refugees’ and migrants’ mental health

Refugees' and migrants' mental health care needs must be addressed, and a coordinated response is essential, stresses Ophélie Martin at Mental Health Europe More than a million migrants and refugees crossed into Europe in 2015 and 2016, with more expected to arrive in 2017. Many of them have endured physical...
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Twelve-point Brexit plan: what are the key focus areas?

AG highlights Theresa May’s 12-point plan for Brexit and examines what it means for the UK
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We can do better on Syrian refugee resettlement, MPs declare

Both refugees and local councils need clear information for the Syrian refugee resettlement programme to be a success in the long term, Open Access reports Despite progress being made, it will be “a significant challenge” to resettle 20,000 Syrian refugees in the UK by 2020, the Public Accounts Committee is a...

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