General Information - January 2022

Women’s Experiences of Seeking Asylum in the UK - Stressful and Traumatic

Home Office Raided Care Homes In Lockdown

More Than Half of Calls to EU Settlement Scheme Helpline Unanswered

Uncertainty Persists for Zambrano Carers Following Court of Appeal Ruling

UK judge Rules Age Assessment of Asylum Seekers Unlawful

People Being Deported from UK Unable to Access Justice as Appeals Plummet

Impunity Entrenched - Informing the Struggle for Racial Justice - IRR

UK judge Rules Age Assessment of Asylum Seekers Unlawful

UK Country Guidance Confirms: Ethiopia Still Not Safe for Oromo Liberation Front Supporters

People Being Deported from UK Unable to Access Justice as Appeals Plummet

High Court Dismisses Concerns About Legal Aid in Detention Centres

Build a Movement For Migrant Justice in the UK

UK Country Guidance Confirms: Ethiopia Still Not Safe for Oromo Liberation Front Supporters

How Asylum Seekers Can Get Jobs in Social Care

Automated Passport Checks Make it Harder to Spot Human Trafficking

Inflexible Biometrics Policy for Refugee Family Reunion Declared Unlawful

British Man Made Stateless by Home Office Has Citizenship Reinstated

Home Office threatened to Deport Asylum Seekers For Crimes They Did Not Commit

Home Office Tells Asylum Seeker he Can Return to Syria Safely

Slashing Support Payments to Potential Slavery Victims Defied Clear Policy

Nationality and Borders Bill Just Another Example of Bad Law-Making!

EU Citizens Fighting Deportation Keep Full Residence Rights

Failures in Support Before the Death of Young Asylum Seeker Alexander Tekle

Continuing Conflicts That Create Refugees - January 2022

7,000 Asylum Cases Delayed to Weed Out 48 Inadmissible Claims

How Many People Have Been Stripped of Their British Citizenship?

Six Especially Ugly Bits of Revised Borders Bill That Really Should be Changed

PCS Union and Care4Calais Challenge the Home Office Pushbacks Policy

Legislation From 2021 That Lessens Your Rights

Immigration Rules Change for Migrants with Skills the UK Needs

Asylum Seekers Subjected to ‘Dangerous’ Use Of Force by Guards at Brook House IRC

Court of Appeal Overturns Asylum Seeker Convictions

In the UK, Ageism is the Most Prevalent Form of Discrimination

Government Told to Let Asylum Seekers Work in the UK

Court of Appeal Overturns Asylum Seeker Convictions

Refugee Convention is Dead: Let’s Bury it and Start Again

Windrush: High Court Rules Claimants’ Human Rights Breached by Home Office

New Guidance on Obstructing an Immigration Officer

 

Continuing Conflicts That Create Refugees - January 2022

Deteriorated Situations: Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Benin, Sri Lanka, Bosnia/Herzegovina

Conflict Risk Alerts: Cameroon Somalia Sudan Ukraine

Foreign involvement in conflicts creates the risk that local clashes light bigger fires.

10 Conflicts to Watch in 2022 - 1. Ukraine 2. Ethiopia 3. Afghanistan 4. United States and China 5. Iran vs. the United States and Israel 6. Yemen 7. Israel-Palestine 8. Haiti 9. Myanmar 10. Islamist militancy in Africa (Briefings on above go here https://rb.gy/hkxbd1)

Troubling undercurrents in 2021 – from the U.S. to Afghanistan, Ethiopia or the climate emergency – didn’t send battle deaths soaring or set the world ablaze. But as our look ahead to 2022 shows, many bad situations round the world could easily get worse.

Read more: ICG, https://rb.gy/tdctx8