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27 October 2011: UKBA Independent Inspector, John Vine, releases a new report examining the management and deportation of foreign national prisoners
21 October 2011: The new United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants calls on the international community to embrace a new, balanced discourse on migration
18 October 2011: A new report released by the UN refugee agency shows an increase in asylum claims, with Afghans continuing to be the largest group by country of origin
17 October 2011: The Children's Society says 697 children travelling to the UK were detained from May through August this year
14 October 2011: A new project that will fund interventions and pre-litigation legal research for cases involving asylum seeking and refugee children and young people
10 October 2011: A full transcript of Prime Minister David Cameron's speech on immigration
4 October 2011: Home Secretary announces a change in law at the Tory Party Conference today preventing foreign criminals to challenge their deportation on Article 8 ECHR grounds and the Work and Pensions Secretary says no to equal benefits to EU Migrants. 
3 October 2011: A failed asylum seeker was allegedly assaulted by escorts in front of her three young children whilst being removed from the UK.
29 September 2011: Home Office public consultation on reforms to family migration to close October 6th
16 September 2011: The European Commission says new proposals aim to put in place a more efficient and EU-based approach to Schengen cooperation
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