Committee report slams ‘appalling’ prejudice against asylum seekers

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Today the Home Affairs Committee has published a report on the work of the Immigration Directorate, raising a number of serious concerns about the way authorities handle asylum claims, and how asylum seekers are treated in the UK.

The committee has condemned the ‘appalling’ episodes of prejudice in which asylum seekers in Middlesbrough apparently had their front doors painted red, and asylum seekers in Cardiff were issued coloured wristbands which they had to wear in exchange for meals. Continue reading “Committee report slams ‘appalling’ prejudice against asylum seekers”