Migrants

TPIMS, just some amendments
In Focus Migrants

TPIMS, just some amendments

Control orders have been renamed with supposed adjustments, but in reality, they remain as controversial as ever. Erica Buist The power to make control orders was voted through in 2005 as part of the Prevention of Terrorism Act. It gives the government the power to restrict an individual’s liberty for […]

Protest against racially prejudiced laws
Migrants Struggles

Protest against racially prejudiced laws

The group “Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism!” are calling on Tuesday 30th November a picket of Communications House, a government building in East London, claiming it to be perpetrating racist immigration laws. Erica Buist An Immigration reporting Centre, Communications House is where asylum seekers must go to sign on “monthly, weekly, […]

The  ‘detainee escort services’ in the UK
Migrants

The ‘detainee escort services’ in the UK

On 29 October 2010, the UK Border Agency (UKBA) announced a four-year, multi-million pound contract with Reliance Task Management to take over these services, both within the UK and internationally. The contract begins in May 2011, leaving G4S in control of these services until then—the company being investigated regarding the […]

The New Asylum Model
Migrants Multiculture

The New Asylum Model

The Home Office has implemented a programme that will affect all Latin Americans. It is referred to as the Legacy programme. Mario Marín* The Home Office, faced with a large volume of applications and unresolved cases, the majority of which are for asylum, has decided to create a new system […]