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Reporting centres?
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Reporting centres?

Most asylum seekers in the UK are forced to ‘sign on’ at a nearby immigration reporting centre on a regular basis (daily, weekly or monthly). This involves finger-printing and re-activating their biometric ID cards. Many have to travel long distances and spend a significant amount of the already little money […]

The Appeal
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The Appeal

This an appeal to bring a critically injured Briton back home from Colombia following a serious accident. On New Years Day, Dan Eley, a 32 year old from Witley, Surrey was badly injured whilst diving in Colombia. He has been airlifted to Bogota and has potential paralysis but the extent […]

Moving to the UK: checklist
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Moving to the UK: checklist

Ewa Lyczewska Moving to the UK can be a fairly stressful process. Every person will have their own unique set of circumstances; however, the following are essential steps you should take, which will help you make the process of moving to this country slightly less daunting. Getting a flat www.gumtree.com, […]

Civil rights in peril
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Civil rights in peril

Rachel Hall Immigrants to the UK have often suffered in the past from discrimination and police harassment. The case of Ibrahim Avcil, president of the Turkish Worker’s Cultural Association in London shows that the abuse continues. Ibrahim is the victim of a police attack, false accusations, and alleged racist comments, […]

They died because they were poor…
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They died because they were poor…

Paul Haste Brazilians Dayana Francisquini and Rafael Cervi had worked in London for almost eight years. Their children, Thais, six, and Felipe, three, had yet to see the family’s home in Parana. Mbet and Helen Udoaka had arrived in this most international of cities from Nigeria more recently. They had […]