Immigration

Poignant photos celebrating women of the African diaspora
Culture

Poignant photos celebrating women of the African diaspora

Complex identities — A new exhibition brings together the work of three artists navigating contemporary life in the US, raising pertinent questions about identity, place, migration and immigration.

Written by: Miss Rosen

The US sanctuaries protecting immigrant families from ICE
Activism

The US sanctuaries protecting immigrant families from ICE

'I felt like a caged dog' — We hear the stories of immigrants and activists on the frontlines of resistance to the Trump administration’s racist border regime – many of whom are now hidden away in churches – and ask if a Biden presidency could ever mark an end to the injustices.

Written by: Alex King

It's time to open the borders
Activism

It's time to open the borders

No one is illegal — A new report has concluded that Home Office immigration policies aren’t fit for purpose. Writer Ben Smoke argues that it’s time to stop trying to fix the unfixable and instead focus on bolder futures.

Written by: Ben Smoke

Documenting life on the US/Mexico border
Photography

Documenting life on the US/Mexico border

Between 1983-1987 — With his gripping photographs, taken during the 1980s, Ken Light wanted to reveal ‘the desperation, hardship, and struggle of people who want a better life’.

Written by: Miss Rosen

The untold stories of Britain’s Polish community
Photography

The untold stories of Britain’s Polish community

Polska Britannica — After moving with his parents from war-torn Poland to Leicestershire, Czesław Siegieda took up photography to document the day-to-day of immigrant life.

Written by: Jacob Charles Wilson

Labour can't back down on freedom of movement
Opinion

Labour can't back down on freedom of movement

It's time to make a stand — With migration once more on the political agenda this election, Minnie Rahman of the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants explains why if Labour is truly the party of the working class it must stand up for migrants' rights.

Written by: Minnie Rahman

The new exhibition giving refugees in the UK a voice
Art

The new exhibition giving refugees in the UK a voice

Breaking barriers — Belonging, an exhibition by the country’s leading refugee employment charity Breaking Barriers, celebrates the passions and pilgrimages of migrants in the UK.

Written by: Bex Shorunke

NHS doctors are protesting the hostile environment
Activism

NHS doctors are protesting the hostile environment

Life or death — Migrants can be charged up to 150 per cent of costs upfront for UK medical care, with many being denied lifesaving treatment. Journalist Bethan Staton meets the staff who are taking a stand.

Written by: Bethan Staton

English lessons aren’t enough to fix our fractured society
Opinion

English lessons aren’t enough to fix our fractured society

From Where I Stand — Tory MP Sajid Javid wants to spend £50m on ESOL lessons to help immigrants feel more integrated. While that might seem like a positive move, he’s ignoring some much bigger problems.

Written by: Jude Wanga

Neville Southall tackles… Britain's immigration system
Opinion

Neville Southall tackles… Britain's immigration system

Neville Knows Best — In his column 'Neville Knows Best', footballing legend turned Twitter sensation Neville Southall takes on the biggest issues of our time. This week he turns to immigration, and a system that is lacking humanity, accompanied by an original poem.

Written by: Neville Southall

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