Britain’s Asylum Problem

GLASGOW, Scotland – The British government has recently been accused by a parliamentary report of deliberately making asylum seekers destitute in an effort to push them out of the country or prevent them from entering in the first place. The March report by British Parliament’s Joint Committee on Human Rights called the government’s treatment of asylum seekers inhumane and degrading. The government’s policies of refusing asylum seekers permission to work, coupled with an overly complex support system, mean vulnerable people are ended up on Britain’s streets with no income and completely reliant on charity, according to the report, made public […]

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