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143-day average waiting times for detained asylum seekers – another unlawful system?
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143-day average waiting times for detained asylum seekers – another unlawful system?

New figures from the Home Office reveal that asylum seekers are being held in detention centres for five times longer than the government’s own recommendation when the system was introduced. The data, obtained from a Freedom of Information request, shows ...

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Ruth Mercer is a senior immigration caseworker at Barnes, Harrild & Dyer Solicitors.

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