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Boris Johnson threatens migrants in a bid to win racist Tory votes

27 June 2019
Boris Johnson is ramping up attacks on migrants in an effort to cement support from the racist Tories who are choosing the next prime minister.

Deportation policy ‘poses a serious threat to the rule of law’

19 June 2019
A man who was deported from Britain says the Home Office “could not care less if I lived or died”.

How system treats refugees with a bureaucratic cruelty

18 June 2019
A film about a family that flees to France from the violence of Central African Republic is a condemnation of the asylum system, writes Charlie Kimber

Donald Trump’s attacks on migrants - more reasons to protest against his visit in June

30 April 2019
Racist US president Donald Trump is coming to Britain in June for a state visit. And apparently he’s keen to give people here more reasons to oppose him.

European Union’s border plan will put more refugees at risk

23 April 2019
Europe’s rulers are split between those who want stronger external borders and those who back stronger national borders. But all their policies are deadly, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Refugees stranded at sea by racist Italian government

04 April 2019
A rescue ship carrying 64 refugees is stuck at sea after the Italian and Maltese governments refused to let it dock on Thursday.

Police clear refugee settlements in northern France

13 March 2019
Police have cleared the two largest refugee settlements in Calais, northern France.

LETTERS—Health charges for migrants are racist—scrap all of them

05 March 2019
The treatment of Boysie Folkes shows that the whole system of charging migrants for healthcare and checking people’s immigration status is wrong.

Court apologises to Stansted 15 protesters for incorrect court summons

27 February 2019
A court has had to apologise to the Stansted 15 protesters after it incorrectly ordered them back over an incident for which they have already been punished.

Stansted 15 face a new ‘cruel’ trial after blocking deportation flight

26 February 2019
The Stansted 15 group of protesters have been ordered back to court over an incident for which they have already been punished.

It’s an outrage that Shamima Begum’s citizenship has been removed

20 February 2019
The withdrawal of citizenship is a huge punishment, delivered without trial. But it has come to be almost routine.

NHS checks mean women denied access to abortions

19 February 2019
The Tories have been forced to admit that migrants were wrongly denied NHS treatment because of racist health charges.

More migrant deaths likely at US southern border after Democrats grant Trump funding

13 February 2019
The Democratic Party handed US president Donald Trump a partial victory over funding for his border wall plan

Activists show solidarity with refugees in Calais

12 February 2019
Delegations of anti-racists from Britain went to the aid of refugees trapped at Britain’s border in northern France.

We will be united against racism on 16 March

11 February 2019
Activists are gearing up for an international day of protest against racism and fascism on 16 March. Organisers from the US and Europe spoke to Socialist Worker about how they’re mobilising to beat back the right

Cheers as Stansted 15 walk free - now the fight is on to quash their convictions

06 February 2019
A huge cheer erupted as the Stansted 15 group of defendants walked out of Chelmsford Crown Court in Essex on Wednesday.

Witness for an inquest into migrant’s death faces deportation under hostile Tory regime

04 February 2019
The Tories are trying to deport two people who witnessed the death of a Jamaican man who had been held at an immigration detention centre.

Why does Labour give in to myths about immigration?

01 February 2019
Labour failed to stop the Tories’ racist Immigration Bill last week. Nick Clark argues it’s more than a fear of losing votes that leads the party towards supporting immigration controls

Labour’s shameful betrayal of migrants

29 January 2019
 Labour had a chance to stop a major racist Tory attack on migrants this week. It failed

Migrants lose with Tory no-deal

29 January 2019
Home secretary Sajid Javid said the Tories would immediately end freedom of movement “once and for all” if there was a no-deal Brexit

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