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Deportation date set for playwright asylum seeker and husband

Two Cameroonian asylum seekers, the playwright Lydia Besong and her husband Bernard Batey, have been told by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) that they ...

Journalist ends hunger strike as UKBA backs down

Journalist James Fallah-Williams has ended his 19-day hunger strike after the UK Border Agency (UKBA) agreed to resume communications with his lega...

Vigil this evening for hunger strike journalist

Supporters of journalist and human rights activist James Fallah-Williams are to hold a solidarity vigil this evening to mark the fourteenth day of ...

Local journalist on hunger strike

A local journalist is on hunger strike in protest against the UK Border Agency’s handling of his case for asylum. Manchester NUJ member James Fal...

Women asylum seekers march for justice

Women asylum seekers and refugees from Manchester will take to the streets of Liverpool on Friday to demand justice in an asylum system which they ...

Nepali asylum seekers allege “physical abuse” during removal attempt

Two Manchester-based Nepali asylum seekers, Govinda Pokharel and Jamuna Rijal, have alleged they were beaten by private security guards contracted ...

Twenty arrested in Dalston immigration and drugs swoop

A joint operation by Hackney Police, Hackney Council and the UK Border Agency cracks down on Class A drug dealing and immigration offences in Ridle...

Revealed: Squalid conditions in refugee housing

Shocking living standards for some Manchester asylum seekers have been revealed following a Real Radio investigation aided by Mule. Read on to see ...

Refugee campaigners temporarily halt eviction of disabled woman

The eviction of a disabled asylum seeker, Manjeet Kaur, was halted earlier today when protestors picketed her house in Trafford. Private letting co...

Lack of space delaying Border Agency arrests

A short-notice inspection of the UK Border Agency in Croydon has found operations to arrest suspected illegal immigrants are being delayed becau...

Local journalist threatened with deportation

An exiled human rights activist and journalist is facing deportation to Sierra Leone after 12 years of living and working in the North West. James ...

A child prisoner, a Santa suit and a Border Agency out of ministerial control

Clare Sambrook, 3 February 2011 In this morning’s Independent Andrew Grice reveals that the UK Border Agency locked up an 11-year-old girl in an ...

Hackney MP praises government action to end detention of children in asylum centres

Diane Abbott welcomes a possible 'culture shift' within the immigration system as a key Liberal Democrat manifesto commitment is honoured

Iranian family face deportation on Thursday

Despite an intervention by a local MP it appears that the Vahidi family are to face deportation on Thursday December 23 back to Iran where they fac...

‘We need to be there when they knock on doors to remove people’

On Saturday Manchester Anti-Deportation (MAD) Coalition had a vibrant launch as they held their first public meeting. On the agenda was how to buil...

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