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For many refugees fleeing their home countries, destinations in northern Europe were the ultimate goal. But what happened when they got there?
On the misconceptions regarding asylum seekers pushed not only by anti-immigration activists and the media, but also the government. Reality is very different when you take the time to look at it.
While we froth over stories of barriers in the Channel and wave machines to push migrant boats back into French waters, we must not take our eyes off the Home Office’s current inhumane treatment of asylum seekers and violations of the law.
With protests taking place against asylum seekers, and being the eternal optimist that I am, let’s try and fully address this whole thing about “first safe country” and why it has no basis in either law or reality, along with a couple of other things.
Home Office official admits that 98% of the people who have crossed the English Channel in small boats so far this year have claimed asylum.
On Wednesday, we were inexplicably tagged in a Telegraph article by Home Affairs editor Charles Hymas. We are going to set out the substantive points it raises.
“Safe routes” would allow asylum seekers to safely access a country and have their claim fully and fairly assessed.