Resettlement Scheme needs specific numbers

After discarding a previously pledged target the Home Office is being strongly urged to commit to welcoming a specified number of refugees under the new resettlement programme, in line with international norms. The Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme (VPRS) which ended in March 2021 committed to welcoming 20,000 refugees from Syria between 2015 and 2020.  However,

Introduction of GPS tags for migrants

Approximately 40 human rights organisations have condemned the Home Office’s introduction of 24 hour GPS monitoring of people on immigration bail in an expansion of surveillance powers which has involved no consultation process. This new policy marks a shift from using radio frequency monitors (which alert authorities if the wearer leaves an assigned area) to