Why new Home Office proposals on asylum seekers are no cause for joy

Yesterday, The Times reported that refugees will be offered a path to immediate permanent residence in the UK (paywall). The Home Secretary, Priti Patel, is

Whatever the solution, it’s not that straightforward

Yesterday’s news about the lorry full of migrants has rightly shocked everybody. It has been nearly 20 years since we’ve had a similar incident on

Credible professions, moving bars and asylum seekers

It doesn’t take a genius to recognise that asylum seekers have a fairly obvious reason for wanting to obtain membership of your local church that

Asylum seekers bring great gospel opportunities; the gospel must move us to care about their plight

Yesterday, the Guardian carried a story about the long wait for many asylum seekers in the UK system. You can read it here. Notably, the

‘Asylum system unjust’ say whistleblowers. What a complete and utter, previously unmentioned, surprise

The Guardian report that the asylum system in the UK is a total lottery following interviews with Home Office whistleblowers. Among the notable claims were

Forced to prove the reality of faith

I have just, for the umpteenth time, written a letter in support of one of our member’s application for UK asylum. I have, once again,

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