Iraq

The Netherlands will stop deporting Iraqis - Dutch Minister for Immigration and Asylum Gerd Leers announced that the Netherlands will stop deportation of Iraqis to their home country. Read More...

Greece: Asylum Process

As of 3 November 2010 Sweden will cease the transfer of asylum seekers to Greece, under the Dublin Regulation. Dan Eliasson, Director General of the Swedish Migration Board, explained “the situation in Greece is gradually deteriorating, also for asylum seekers from Sweden”. Read More...

Child & Family Detention

The deputy prime minister, Nick Clegg, faces fresh embarrassment today over a new Home Office postponement of the pledge to end the detention of children in immigration removal centres. Read More...

Citizenship

The Home Secretary, Teresa May, made a speech today in which she said that the Government will not implement the earned citizenship proposals. However, it appears that they are determined to stop people settling, so those can apply for settlement and citizenship should do so as soon as they are eligible. Read More...

Immigration Cap

The Commons Home Affairs Committee say the proposed annual cap will cover fewer than 20% of long-term migrants to Britain, it will make little difference to overall immigration and may do serious damage to Britain's knowledge economy. Read More...