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Charities demand review after report on ‘exorbitant’ immigration fees

A report by the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration (ICIBI) has raised concerns about the impact immigration fees - which can amount to thousands of pounds - on vulnerable people and children, and called for transparency over how they are calculated

Legal change could deny Irish citizens EU rights, campaigners fear

Researcher Emma DeSouza drew attention to new rules stating British citizens cannot also be EEA (European Economic Area) citizens - a clause that applies to Northern Irish who claim dual Irish and British nationality

Home Office has "utterly failed" on immigration detention, report says

The Home Affairs Select Committee (HASC) branded the Home Office attitude to immigration detention "shockingly cavalier" and pinpointed "serious failings in almost every area of the immigration detention process"

Right to Rent scheme breaches human rights law, says High Court

A judge said the Right to Rent policy caused landlords to discriminate against ethnic minorities and foreign nationals who had the legal right to rent in the UK

At least seven Jamaica deportees ‘granted reprieve’ before charter flight

Some of those who had been set to be deported - many of whom had been in the UK for decades - have told Sky News that some attempted to self harm as the group was taken from a detention centre

Home Secretary Sajid Javid accused of ‘pandering to far-right racism’ over...

Labour MPs called for the flight, believed to be scheduled to leave on Wednesday, to be suspended until the cases of those on board have been further reviewed

Afghanistan veteran with PTSD detained ahead of deportation to Jamaica

The family of Twane Morgan say he knows no one in Jamaica and believe his deportation will lead to a serious decline in his mental health, as well as leaving his five children, who are all British, without a father

Men charged with plot to attack US community of Islamberg with...

The three men and one teenager had access to 23 rifles and shotguns and three homemade bombs when they were arrested this weekend, police said