The Independent leads today with the tragic story of an Iranian national burnt to death over false accusations of paedophilia.
A prominent Algerian academic was denied a short-term visa to visit Oxford University in a move described “as if the Algerians had refused a visa to the former director of the British Museum.”
A campaign by Refugee Action has won asylum seekers the right to volunteer.
Two staff members of Serco-run Yarl’s Wood immigration detention centre have been sacked for having sex with a female detainee.
The Express reports on the plight of Syrian partners of British citizens unable to obtain spouse visas to the UK. Stuck in a warzone, their partners fear for their lives every day (see also this Channel 4 News piece on the issue).
Finally, during today’s Immigration Bill evidence sessions, a leading medic told MPs immigrants should receive free health care.
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