Immigration

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March 15, 2017

Chill wind of Brexit gusting in multicultural Britain

What makes me sad about the Brexit gamble, as a young Londoner of Colombian and Italian descent, is more than just the unwelcoming feeling that inevitably sits inside me, as a non-UK citizen, in...

Who do you think you are kidding, Mr Farage?

As affable as he may seem, as much as you might think you could have a pint down the pub with him, UKIP leader Nigel Farage has a dangerous and confused message for Britain.This week he called for laws to prevent racial discrimination at work to be scrapp ...

'No welcome for hard working immigrants in Britain'

Immigration has been a hotly contested issue in the UK in the last few years. With its negative portrayal in our society, it is often not made clear why immigration can be a force for good.You only need to take a cursory glance at tabloid newspapers to ob ...

BME Young Columnist of the Year competition winner

Yarl's Wood has been steeped in controversy since it opened in 2001, with deaths, hunger strikes and allegations of sexual abuse making headlines. A report by prison inspectors found the British immigration detention centre was &qu ...

What’s driving Scotland’s increasing ethnic diversity?

Scotland's population is changing as the number of people from ethnic minority groups continues to grow, writes Aleks Collingwood.A sixth of Scottish households containing two or more people have more than one ethnicity represented, according to rese ...