28 February 2017
Deportations, attacks on refugees and plans to end European Union freedom of movement rules show the Tories true face—but they can be challenged, writes Dave Sewell
28 February 2017
Union leaders are wrong to back Trump and should join the fight against him, writes Alistair Farrow
31 January 2017
After huge protests against Donald Trump, activists from across the United States told Socialist Worker about how they’re organising to bring down the monster in the White House
17 January 2017
Also: refugees drown trying to reach Italy
06 January 2017
A group of MPs and Lords largely run by Remain-campaigning Labour big beasts has called for a vicious new regime of internal immigration controls.
22 November 2016
A series of mass drownings has brought the number of deaths in the Mediterranean this year to 4,700—20 percent more than the total for 2015.
15 November 2016
Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) campaigners joined protests and rallies across Britain last week—from central London to small-town Devon.
10 September 2016
Around 300 people, many of them refugees and asylum seekers, rallied despite the rain outside Yarl's Wood detention centre in Bedfordshire today.
09 September 2016
The government's announcement that Dungavel immigration detention camp in Scotland will close is a victory for protest, and a spur for continuing struggle
09 August 2016
New guidelines to detention centre guards will mean migrants can be kept in solitary confinement—even if it could kill them. It’s all part of a new onslaught, says Dave Sewell
02 August 2016
A seriously ill 43 year old man died handcuffed to his hospital bed because immigration detention officers feared he would escape.
02 August 2016
Bosses hope discrimination will divide us, but a successful strike of migrant workers at Fawley refinery was an important victory, writes Dave Sewell
12 March 2016
Almost 2,000 people marched on Yarl's Wood detention centre in Bedfordshire today, Saturday, chanting "Shut it down!" Rejected asylum seekers, mostly women, are locked there for indefinite periods in prison-like conditions.
11 March 2016
Some 569 asylum seekers in Britain were forced to sleep in a disused freight shed in Dover between August and October last year. This included 90 children, who also had to sleep on the concrete floor with no bedding.
08 March 2016
Protesters from all over Britain are set to surround Yarl’s Wood detention centre in Bedfordshire this Saturday.
29 February 2016
The police are currently evicting people from the “Jungle” in Calais. They are going round telling people they have one hour to leave. So far this morning, Friday, they have destroyed five or six shelters.
23 February 2016
French courts were deciding whether to bulldoze the temporary homes of around 3,000 refugees in Calais as Socialist Worker went to press.
26 January 2016
Three refugees appeared before a judge at Canterbury Crown Court on Thursday of last week. They had evaded fences, razor wire and police at the Calais entrance to the Channel Tunnel and walked the 31 miles to Britain.
08 December 2015
At the same time as bombing Syria, the government is making it harder for Syrians to escape.
24 November 2015
As the first Syrians arrive in Britain, Dave Sewell uncovers the shocking truth of the numbers kicked out and detained by the British government