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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...

UK immigration rule will evict asylum seekers immediately

10:15 28/04/2021
A UK immigration rule, paused for almost a year amid the coronavirus pandemic, will resume with immediate effect. The Home Office is set to restart the process of evicting some asylum seekers from...

UK immigration status won’t affect access to COVID jab

11:46 10/02/2021
More than one million undocumented immigrants in Britain will be able to access coronavirus vaccines regardless of their UK immigration status, the government has announced. Under current UK laws,...

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