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Ukraine invasion: 10,000 people apply to UK for sanctuary - but only around 50 visas granted so far

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More than 10,000 people have applied for the UK's Ukraine Family Scheme since Friday. Under the scheme Ukrainian refugees who have family settled in the UK will be able to apply to come to Britain for three years. The numbers were announced by Home Secretary Priti Patel on the same day France publicly criticised the UK over its treatment of Ukrainian refugees.
5 months ago·London, United Kingdom

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Ukraine war: UK grants 50 Ukrainian refugee visas so far

The home secretary says she is "surging capacity" as about 1% of 5,500 applications are granted.

5 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Independent

Priti Patel under fire after ‘only 50 visas’ issued for Ukraine refugees

Home secretary challenged over why ‘only 1% of UK visa applications have been granted’

5 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Daily Mirror

UK branded 'inhumane' over Ukrainian refugees with just 50 visas approved so far

The UK government has been lambasted for reportedly turning away Ukrainians at Calais and being slow to issue visas - with just 50 so far approved

5 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Sky News

Ukraine war: 10,000 people apply to UK for sanctuary - but only around 50 visas granted so far

In only 48 hours, the UK receives more than 10,000 applications for refuge - but France is not happy with the process and calls for more.

5 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Times

Ukraine refugee policy in disarray as Boris Johnson contradicts Priti Patel

Britain’s humanitarian response to the Ukraine refugee crisis is in chaos after Boris Johnson contradicted Priti Patel over plans to open a new route for those

5 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The National

Priti Patel denies UK is turning Ukrainians back at Calais

The Home Office says “around 50” visas had been granted with thousands of applications made

5 months ago
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