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Immigration


How Britain’s cruel asylum system deprives refugees

03 August 2018
Some 300 refugees in Glasgow were threatened with eviction last week after ‘failing’ their asylum applications. Tomáš Tengely-Evans explores the grim reality of Britain’s asylum rules

Hundreds of asylum seekers threatened with homelessness in Glasgow

30 July 2018
Hundreds of asylum seeker families face being thrown onto the streets of Glasgow by the Tories’ racist immigration laws.

Tory NHS racism exposed by health workers

24 July 2018
NHS workers are handing back medals they won for fighting the Ebola crisis in west Africa.

Dangers in Jeremy Corbyn’s ‘Build it in Britain’ speech

24 July 2018
Jeremy Corbyn launched Labour’s “Build it in Britain” strategy on Tuesday.

Support for migrants is on the increase, survey shows

12 July 2018
A growing number of people think that immigration has had a positive impact on British society.

European Union leaders unveil new plan to lock out refugees

03 July 2018
The European Union (EU) told rescue boats to let refugees drown in the Mediterranean last week.

New York socialist vote shakes up the right wing

03 July 2018
The victory of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a US Democratic Party internal election last week reflects a mood to resist Trump, writes Alistair Farrow

Protests erupt to challenge Trump’s racist border laws

01 July 2018
Protests gripped towns and cities across the US on Saturday as hundreds of thousands of people demanded an end to Donald Trump’s brutal border policies. Some 700 demonstrations were recorded.

After protests, Trump retreats, but bitter attacks on migrants continue

22 June 2018
Trump says he has ended the policy of separating children and parents at the US-Mexico border, but children may still be detained indefinitely with their parents

Horror of child cages shows why we need to dump Trump - and tear down borders

19 June 2018
Horrifying images and footage have shown the true face of the US border regime.

Stop Trump's migrant raids

12 June 2018
Every week brings another reason to take to the streets against Donald Trump when he comes to Britain on 13 July.

Push back the rise of the far right across Europe

12 June 2018
Right wing governments in Europe are driving through a racist clampdown against Muslims, migrants and refugees.

Migrant children missing at Trump’s racist border

29 May 2018
The world had a glimpse of the reality of the ever-more brutal US border system last week.

Campaigners say ‘the border kills’ after Belgian cops shoot two year old

29 May 2018
Refugee support organisations in northern France have slammed the Belgian, British and French governments after a two year old refugee was shot in the face on 17 May.

A British passport to prejudice

15 May 2018
Sarah Bates and Alistair Farrow spoke to immigration lawyers about how the Tories' ‘hostile environment’ for migrants policy is still tearing apart the lives of tens of thousands of people

Vanley Burke’s iconic images of Birmingham

14 May 2018
It’s an iconic image. Winford Fagan in Handsworth, Birmingham, 1970.

Labour left must not give in to right over immigration

08 May 2018
Promising to control levels of migration is a well trodden path for Labour. It’s not one the left should follow, writes Alistair Farrow

March for Windrush Generation reveals outrage at Tories’ racist migration policies

05 May 2018
Some 500 people marched in London to demand justice for the Windrush Generation

Use Windrush fury to turn tide over racism

01 May 2018
Theresa May and her cabinet of millionaires face a huge political crisis. We have to make sure that this moment becomes a turning point in the battle against the government and against all forms of racism.

Sajid Javid is no friend of May—but he won’t stop deportations

01 May 2018
All roads into the Windrush scandal lead back to Theresa May.

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