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Immigration


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

Tory immigration law cracks down on ‘unskilled’ migrants

29 January 2019
The new bill will come into force after Brexit and whip up division between workers. We must fight to extend freedom of movement for all, and the right to move in search for a better life

What will a Tory Brexit mean for EU migrants?

25 January 2019
Tomáš Tengely-Evans cuts through the confusion of the Tories’ EU Settlement Scheme—a racist mechanism for punishing migrants

Racist EU leaders are to blame for refugee deaths

22 January 2019
Around 170 refugees have drowned after two boats were shipwrecked in the Mediterranean Sea last week.

Jeremy Corbyn can break the impasse over Brexit if he backs free movement

22 January 2019
After the crushing House of Commons defeat for her deal with the European Union (EU), Theresa May has been going through the motions of talking to opposition parties.

Refugees speak out on Tories’ sham border crisis

05 January 2019
Lost amid the Tory scaremongering over refugees entering Britain are the voices of the refugees themselves.

Migration white paper - the Tories plan new racist laws

19 December 2018
It includes a plan for a section of workers to be regarded as second-class 'foreigners' who are grudgingly allowed into Britain to be exploited

Solidarity with migrant caravan after attacks

24 November 2018
Migrants from Central America fleeing poverty face racist abuse, border controls, and armed troops

Hillary Clinton launches poisonous attack on migrants

22 November 2018
Hillary Clinton has blamed migrants travelling to Europe for the rise of the “populist right” internationally

Tories ditch plan to spy on ill migrants

13 November 2018
The Tories have been forced to formally dump a scheme that saw NHS data used to target migrants.

Fight for a world without racist border controls

12 November 2018
Immigration laws are the backdrop to increasing attacks on migrants and refugees, argues Tomáš Tengely-Evans

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