Immigration

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May 03, 2024

You can stop the Rwanda raids. Here’s how

As people face raids and deportation to Rwanda this week – we must be there for them, like the UK was there for me, I was able to work and study, and I had a right to appeal my refusal and access...

Corbyn must fight for Black people to keep their votes

Labour has to work harder to defend Black communities and not take their votes for granted or it risks losing vital support, veteran anti-racist campaigner Marc Wadsworth has warned on the eve of the party’s annual conference. Wadsworth, founder of ...

Donald Trump's nazi-style family separation policy slammed

Worldwide condemnation of Donald Trump’s zero-tolerance immigration policy that had been tearing apart migrant families led to the US President having to do a u turn. Here The-Latest’s US correspondent Karen Hatter puts the issue in ...

'Who cares about Black lives in Israel?'

Israeli state and religious authorities' racist attitudes towards African refugees may have deadly consequences, writes David Sheen.Comments made by Israel's top political and religious leaders earlier this month are a dismal reminder of how littl ...

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 a country which I called home until the day before. The ...

Britain's shame: Refugee homelessness spiralled at Christmas

UK council leaders warned yesterday that a “perfect storm” could see thousands of refugees sleeping on the streets this Christmas. Town halls across England and Wales are facing high demand for temporary accommodation as the government works to clear ...

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 ...