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Tory racist rules leave a million migrants living in squalor

Tory racist rules leave a million migrants living in squalor A million people in Britain are banned from claiming any benefits—and the coronavirus crisis will throw hundreds of thousands more into the same situation. Tomáš Tengely-Evans lifts the lid on a horrific, hidden world

Tories retreat on NHS charge

Tories retreat on NHS charge Anti-racists vowed to step up the fight against NHS charges for migrants after Tory prime minister Boris Johnson was forced into a humiliating U-turn.

Patel’s pretend praise for NHS migrant workers is so pitiful

Patel’s pretend praise for NHS migrant workers is so pitiful Just a few short weeks ago home secretary Priti Patel was showering praise on migrants working in health and social care. Their “extraordinary ­contribution” would be recognised she said while ­hinting that the huge fees they must pay to use the NHS would be “reviewed”.

Tories still wage their war on low paid migrant workers

Tories still wage their war on low paid migrant workers The Home Office confirmed last week that migrants deemed “low skilled” would have no opportunity to make a life in Britain after Brexit

Windrush report slams government, but pulls back from fundamental change

Windrush report slams government, but pulls back from fundamental change The Tories’ treatment of the Windrush generation of migrants was “consistent with some elements” of institutional racism, according to an official report.

Demand to open detention centres over coronavirus sickness fears

Demand to open detention centres over coronavirus sickness fears Detainee rights organisations have said the Tories should “immediately release all immigration detainees”.

Detainee died ‘in plain sight’

03 March 2020
A man died from dehydration, malnutrition and hypothermia “in plain sight” in a detention centre, an inquest has found.

‘Locked in a detention centre, I work for £1 an hour’

25 February 2020
The Tories have handed Serco a multimillion pound contract to run a further two immigration detention centres

Deported man speaks out - ‘I have no work, no money and am in constant pain’

16 February 2020
A disabled man who was one of the 17 people deported to Jamaica on Tuesday says he’s living in “constant pain” because he doesn’t have access to medication. 

Dosh for deportations—how private firms cash in

16 February 2020
Deportations to Jamaica have exposed the horror of Britain’s immigration system. But they’ve got bosses rubbing their hands

Campaign for return of disabled man deported to Jamaica

13 February 2020
The Tories' vicious deportation regime is causing massive suffering

Shamima Begum loses legal appeal

11 February 2020
Shamima Begum

Tory plan for mass deportation to Jamaica suffers setback

10 February 2020
A Jamaican man says he faces “death and nothing else” if the Tories manage to deport him on Tuesday.

Do not value migrants just for their ‘productivity’

04 February 2020
We mustn’t let business interests dominate arguments against the Tories’ vicious immigration bill, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Boris Johnson announces racist visa plan

08 December 2019
Tory prime minister Boris Johnson has ramped up racist scapegoating in the final week of the general election campaign. He unveiled a draconian plan on Sunday that would deny tens of thousands of migrants the right to live in Britain after Brexit. 

Tories expose their racist rot in general election campaign

19 November 2019
Boris Johnson has announced a huge rollback of migrants’ rights in a bid to divert blame for the Tory-made crisis in the NHS and public services.

Labour set to bow to McCluskey demand to drop free movement from its manifesto

18 November 2019
The Labour Party looked almost certain to ignore party members’ demands to include defending freedom of movement in its manifesto, set for publication this week.

McCluskey’s opposition to Labour’s free movement policy gives into racist myths

15 November 2019
As Labour prepares its election manifesto, Unite union general secretary Len McCluskey has insisted that freedom of movement for migrants won’t be in it.

Avenge their deaths

29 October 2019
We have to make the Tories pay for the thousands of people who have been killed by their rule.

Refugees condemn system that led to deaths of 39 people

24 October 2019
'When you have no options, you do whatever you need to do,"

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