- Jan 24, 2020
Britain is “seriously failing” human trafficking victims, according to the head of the Jesuit Refugee Service UK.
Church leaders are lambasting a letter from a UK government department questioning the religious beliefs of an Iranian Christian asylum seeker.
Asylum seekers and other immigrants in the UK have been wrongfully detained, held in detention when they are vulnerable, and detained for too long, according to a scathing new report issued by Home Affairs Committee of the British parliament, which was released on Thursday.
A new report released March 6 just two days before International Women’s Day stresses the urgency of making sure refugee girls and young women receive an education.
Even if Christians struggle to recognize him with his “torn clothes (and) dirty feet,” Jesus is present in the migrants and refugees who seek safety and a dignified life in a new land, Pope Francis said.
The head of the UK’s Jesuit Refugee Service accused a member of the British cabinet of “prejudging” asylum claims after he said the government would “do everything we can” to keep asylum seekers crossing the English Channel from successfully claiming sanctuary.