Refugees Crossing The Channel
Total 17 Posts
Shipping asylum seekers offshore may boost Priti Patel’s hardline image, but Australian example shows it’s not a policy that works.5 min read
What’s really going when the home secretary gets out her map of far-flung British territories?
Following the reporting in the Telegraph of the French Navy failing to provide assistance to a refugee boat in distress in the English Channel, Dan Sohege shares his view about the way France and the UK treat asylum seekers like a nasty game of pass the parcel.
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.
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.