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Channel tragedy sparks calls for UK humanitarian visa

9:47 01/12/2021
UK Home Secretary, Priti Patel, is being urged to introduce a UK humanitarian visa following the death of 27 people attempting to cross the Channel. Recorded as the single-most number of people to...

No UK work permits for asylum seekers, says Home Office

10:08 06/10/2021
The Home Office is reportedly reluctant to offer UK work visas to asylum seekers, despite growing demands to allow refugees to work in Britain. Priti Patel’s department is resisting calls for asylum...

Five-year UK work visas for skilled refugees to be announced

16:07 19/07/2021
UK Home Secretary, Priti Patel, is set to announce a new five-year work visa for ‘skilled’ refugees fleeing war. The visa will be made available to refugees who can demonstrate that they have the...

UK immigration: Migrants may be sent to Africa for processing

10:35 29/06/2021
UK Home Secretary, Priti Patel, is expected to introduce new laws that will allow for asylum seekers to be sent abroad for processing from as early as next week. According to reports, Rwanda in...

UK immigration: Ban migrant crossing social posts, Patel

10:26 09/06/2021
UK Home Secretary, Priti Patel, is urging social media platforms to ban posts that she thinks ‘glamourise’ Channel crossings made by migrants. However, her calls have sparked a huge backlash from...

New ‘Plan for UK Immigration’ could seriously harm women

11:17 04/05/2021
A letter sent to Priti Patel, seen exclusively by The Independent, has urged the Home Secretary not to implement plans that the government has described as ‘the biggest overhaul of the UK’s asylum...

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