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Controversial New Nationality & Borders Bill Passed in UK Parliament

A new Nationality & Borders bill has been passed in UK parliament. It has been described as an attack on refugee rights and criticized for breaching international law. The bill includes changes that would mean residents could have their citizenship stripped without notification, people rescuing refugees could be prosecuted and asylum seekers could be processed outside the UK & handled differently depending on their route.

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New Detention Centre to be Built in Durham

The UK Home Office have recently announced their plans for the construction of a new immigration detention centre. The centre would be situated in Hassockfield, County Durham and is expected to hold around 80 women. It would also be the first detention centre built by the Home Office since 2014.

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Our Response to the UK Government’s Proposed Asylum Reforms

Last week, Home Secretary Priti Patel announced reforms to the UK asylum system, which she called “the most significant overhaul in decades”. Under the new reforms, asylum claims will be judged not only on the danger an asylum seeker faces in their home country, but on how they arrived in Britain. We at Migrateful are taking a stand against such inhuman reforms.

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