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Tories house hundreds of asylum seekers in ‘unsafe’ south London building

30 September 2021
The Tories have housed “between 400 and 500” asylum seekers in a building that was deemed “not safe for use to house rough sleepers” earlier in the pandemic.

‘We’re not criminals,’ say protesting migrants trapped in Mexico by US

16 September 2021
Hundreds of migrants trapped in southern Mexico protested on Wednesday against the state’s immigration rules.

A long way from Vietnam

14 September 2021
In A Long Way From Vietnam, BBC journalist Nga Pham looks at why Vietnamese migration is the second highest in Britain.

Tory MPs want border guards to ‘drop refugees on a French beach’ if they make it to Britain

08 September 2021
British border guards could gain the power to stop, board and instantly send back refugee boats in the English Channel.

Rich get the government to do what it is paid for

07 September 2021
Two Tory rogues from the past are embroiled in a row over political influence over contracts.

Jamaica deportation flight shows how Home Office ‘dehumanises people’

12 August 2021
In another sign of the Tories’ racist assault, they pushed ahead with a deportation flight to Jamaica in the face of coronavirus fears and legal challenges.

Tory ‘summer season’ of deportations shows up brutality of Britain’s immigration rules

28 July 2021
The Tories are pressing ahead with a “summer season” of deportations.

Border crossings, asylum and migration—the truth behind the headlines

25 July 2021
The Tories are stepping up their attacks on people who cross the Channel to seek safety of a better life. Some 8,461 migrants made the crossing in 2020—a figure that has already been reached this year.

Asylum seeker dies as a result of Tories’ immigration policy

20 July 2021
An asylum seeker was found dead at a hotel near Heathrow airport on Sunday. This tragedy has occurred just a day before the Tories’ racist immigration bill was due for its second reading in the House of Commons.

Anti-racists take knee on Whitehall over Tories’ football hypocrisy

17 July 2021
 Protests across Britain have confronted Tory racism

Tories will make rescuing refugees a crime

10 July 2021
The Nationality and Borders Bill seeks to criminalise refugees over how they enter Britain. Refugees and activists spoke to Isabel Ringrose about the escalating attacks on refugee rights.

Now ramp up the fight against Tory repression

06 July 2021
The Tories are ramming home a multi-pronged assault on basic rights.

British workers don’t benefit from less immigration

06 June 2021
As the pandemic forced many migrant workers to return to their home countries, Socialist Worker asks if British workers have benefited.

Close Napier barracks after court rules the site is damaging for refugees

03 June 2021
 Six refugees won a legal challenge against the government on Thursday.

LETTERS—Halting deportations means keeping up militant response

25 May 2021
We won a massive victory over immigration deportations last week on the streets of Pollokshields in Glasgow.

Tories unveil new crackdown on migrants and refugees

24 May 2021
Home secretary Priti Patel is trying to use racism to divide wokrers

Hundreds mobilise to block immigration raid in Glasgow

13 May 2021
After a magificent seven-hour protest, police were forced to release the detainees

Letters—Protests against football bosses show contradictions

11 May 2021
To see thousands of football fans on the streets opposing the way the billionaire owners had planned to rig the game and stop the European Super League has been brilliant.

Vile queen’s speech sets out Tories’ vicious agenda

11 May 2021
The Queen’s Speech read in parliament on Tuesday unveiled the Tories’ plans for future attacks.

Over 2,000 refugees die after EU state pushbacks

06 May 2021
More than 2,000 refugees have died during the pandemic as a result of illegal pushbacks by countries in the European Union (EU).

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