‘Off-shoring’ people seeking asylum is not a new idea

Updated 2.10.2020 – floating barriers, wave machines, old ferries …

Out of sight, out of mind! The ‘backlog’ can be dealt with by giving people Leave to Remain now. This post is also uploaded to the http://statusnow4all.org website.

30.9.2020: BBC: Ascension Island: Priti Patel considered outpost for UK asylum centre location

The government has considered building an asylum processing centre on a UK territory in the Atlantic Ocean.

The idea of “offshoring” people is being looked at but finding a suitable location would be key, a source said.

Home Secretary Priti Patel asked officials to look at asylum policies which had been successful in other countries, the BBC has been told.

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