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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.
I have been watching desperate people seek protection in Europe for 20 years – It’s time the narrative, and policies, changed.5 min read
Talk of an ‘invasion’ is exactly what prevents meaningful action.
If you, as many others – including the Home Office it seems, had only just a vague grasp of how different laws and treaties work in relation to asylum seekers and deportation from the UK, this very informative piece will definitely clarify things.