asylum seekers

bread

How Bread Is Helping These Refugees Start New Lives in London

Breadwinners employs refugees to sell bread in markets around London. The idea is simple: bread as a food is unifying, and selling it can provide vital employment skills.
Naomi Larsson
3.15.19
News

British Airways Is Still Complicit in Deporting LGBTQ Asylum Seekers

I watched activists crash an airline gala to chant "deportation contracts make us sick" and hand out sick bags to 200 guests, including the CEO of British Airways.
Oscar Rickett
2.4.19
immigration

What Trump 'Closing the Border' Might Actually Look Like

The president seems to want to stop asylum seekers from coming to the US – which could spark legal challenges and cause problems at the border.
Harry Cheadle
11.28.18
LGBTQ

LGBTQ Asylum Seekers are Still Being Let Down by the Home Office

Despite promises that things will improve, reports show that the process remains rooted in stereotyping, discrimination and violence.
Jake Hall
11.7.18
wales

A Food Truck in Cardiff Is Welcoming Refugees to Wales

Badina was forced to flee Albania after losing her family in the war. She arrived in Cardiff with no connections and little employment opportunity—then she found Oasis Cardiff.
Angela Hui
7.18.18
British Values

The Yarl's Wood Hunger Strike Is a Rallying Cry Against State Racism

It is our collective responsibility to keep shouting for these women.
Kieran Yates
3.13.18
Documentary

Watch Our New Documentary, 'Sweden's Hidden People'

Thousands of refugees have gone into hiding in Sweden since the country’s asylum laws went from some of the most welcoming to some of the toughest in Europe. VICE hears from this ever-growing parallel society.
Milene Larsson
7.27.17
immigration

Eating Through Hong Kong's 'Little India'

The ground floor of Chungking Mansions—the epicentre of life for Hong Kong’s asylum seekers—is filled with people hailing from South Asia, the Middle East, and Africa, all trying to make a new life in one of Asia’s greatest economic miracles.
Justin Heifetz​​
3.14.17
uk

Why We’ll Need More Than English Lessons to Help Refugees Integrate

Last week's major government report on social integration focused on Muslims, but there are factors keeping asylum seekers separate from the average Brit too.
Hugh Cunningham
12.15.16
News

What's Happened to the Refugees Who Were in the Calais Jungle?

We spoke to the charities helping to re-settle refugees forced from the camp.
Shannon Mahanty
11.4.16
Stuff

LGBTQ Immigrants Go to America for Refuge and End Up in Detention Centres

The United States offers a safe haven for LGBTQ asylum seekers, but when they first arrive, many end up facing abuse in immigrant detention centers.
Meredith Hoffman
11.2.16
News

The Refugees Who Refuse Asylum

For some, the ability to travel back home outweighs the protections of asylum status in western Europe.
Meredith Hoffman
10.25.16
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