UK urged to rise above politics and resettle more refugees

By Katie Nguyen | Wed, 19 Mar 2014 13:22 PM

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Britain should realise it has nothing to lose by expanding a refugee resettlement programme, a charity said on Wednesday, despite an increasingly hostile political climate over immigration and asylum.

A group of Liberians were the first refugees to arrive for resettlement in Britain in 2004, under a scheme to provide a legal route into the country for some of the ...

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