The bill, presented on by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s Conservative government, plans to ban people who have arrived in the country illegally from seeking asylum.
The bill would allow Denmark to move refugees arriving on Danish soil to asylum centres in possible partner countries such as Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia and others.
A new UN report has said that over 7 million children have been detained worldwide— at least 100,000 of which are in immigration detention in the US alone.
Australia's hardline approach to asylum seekers includes turning away refugees arriving by boat and offshore detention. Both measures have been condemned by the UN previously.
Migrants and refugees in Lebanon work under extremely tough, and often cruel, conditions. Now, the government has added to their misery by clamping down on their status in the country.
A lack of adequate healthcare services and the heavily securitised environment have resulted in the deterioration of the mental health of more than 600 men in the country's offshore detention facilities.
US President Donald Trump believes he can abolish birthright citizenship, which guarantees everyone who was born in the US citizenship, by decree. Many think he is instrumentalising it for the upcoming midterm elections.
Trump’s Muslim ban complicates the recently signed Australia-US refugee deal – and Australia complicates it further by denying journalists and rights activists entry to the contentious Manus Island detention centre.
US lawmakers rejected the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act by an overwhelming 121 to 301 amid the border crisis that has seen thousands of migrant families separated.
In a tweet on Sunday, US President Donald Trump said the US immigration system is "laughed at all over the world" and is "very unfair" to individuals using legal avenues to gain entry. The president's demand appears to violate international norms.
The US is fast losing any moral authority it claims to have as its immigration policy plunges to inhumane depths.
Around 30,000 people are detained in the UK every year. Many of these detainees are asylum seekers and victims of torture, trafficking and sexual abuse. They now face fresh trauma in detention centres.
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