Dave Smith
The Truth Behind Seven Myths About Asylum Seekers

The recent upsurge in refugees crossing the channel to the UK in small boats has led to calls for tougher border controls, and some extreme statements from senior politicians that are at best lacking in compassion.

Some newspapers are fuelling the call for swift deportations back to the mainland, and there is a great deal of misinformation and misunderstanding of the true situation. What are the facts, and how can the anti-migrant rhetoric be countered? Sarah Turnnidge of the Huffington Post has written an excellent, factual article that will be welcomed by all who want to know the truth about those seeking asylum in the UK. 

The full article can be read here.