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Granting asylum 'just common sense'

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The Commons Home Affairs Select Committee says the government has given an effective amnesty to more than 160,000 asylum seekers, and is still "unfit for purpose".

Keith Best of Freedom From Torture, and former chief executive of the Immigration Advisory Service, reacts to the criticism.


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