Back in June a YouGov survey for the Sunday Times revealed that most people believe immigration is a significant concern, and that the rules need to be tightened. 69% wanted […]
Michael Smith came to the U.K. to study seven years ago. In 2009 he received a post-study work visa and started his own business, and by 2011 he had met all the requirements for a Tier 1 “highly skilled” work visa.
A new report from the NGO, Bail for Immigration Detainees, has shown that 200 children have been split from parents in immigration detention.
The number of pending asylum cases that have been waiting for over six months for a decision has nearly doubled since February 2012, according to figures from the government’s monthly asylum application statistics, released yesterday.
It has long been argued that with climate change will come mass immigration from developing countries, worst hit by droughts, flooding and other natural disasters, to developed ones. I interviewed Dr Hein de Haas of Oxford’s Migration Observatory on the real causes of immigration, and why the idea that North America and Europe are the top destinations for migrants is a myth.
The coalition government has committed itself to ending the immigration detention of children. But the number of children entering immigration detention centres in February 2013 has only marginally decreased since […]
There are some great migrant blogs out there but they’re not always easy to find. So, for those on the hunt for migrant voices, someone to explain new immigration policy, or just an interesting take on global migration, here are some of our favourites…
In the wake of this week’s events in Boston, we’ve created a storify explanation of how the bombings – and the role of the Tsarnaev brothers, as Chechen immigrants – has affected the immigration debate in the U.S.
The UK Border Agency’s officials regularly seize large amounts of undeclared cash from travellers and migrants at the UK border.
Story of the week: David Cameron has pledged to overhaul the benefits system and restrict access to legal aid, health services and housing for migrants.