Migrants

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
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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 […]

Migrants to Europe
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Migrants to Europe

In November 2010, the activist group for foreigners’ rights, Migreurop, released its second annual report, focusing on the authorities’ fight against migration in movement, detention and deportation. In 1999, the Sangatte refugee camp opened in northern France, and became a hotspot for controversy considering its location near the channel tunnel. […]

Give the gift of hope
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Give the gift of hope

The Latin American Foundation for the Future (LAFF) is a volunteer-run organisation devoted to giving impoverished and abandoned youth a chance to break the cycle of poverty. In light of the holiday season, LAFF has released an ‘Alternative Gift Guide,’ inviting friends, family, colleagues and supporters to consider a different […]