Immigration News

New deal to curb migrant crossings in the English Channel will mean increased militarisation of borders

New Agreement to Curb Migrant Channel Crossings

A deal between the UK and France to try and stop asylum seekers crossing the Channel has come into effect on December 1st. The new agreement was signed a few days earlier by the Home Secretary, Priti Patel and the French Interior Minister Gerald...

Mass testing could be an incredibly important tool to use against coronavirus

Will the “Freedom Pass” Scheme Reduce COVID Restrictions?

Self-isolation exemptions are a supposed feature of the UK Government’s Winter Plan to control the spread of Coronavirus across the UK. This comes after Conservative MP, Jeremy Hunt urged the Prime Minister to implement ‘freedom passes‘...

Protestors from the Movement for Justice against deportations to Jamaica

Stop the Plane: Outrage Over Deportation Flight to Jamaica

Over the last two decades, the Home Office have deported thousands of Black Britons to Jamaica. The latest deportation flight to Jamaica, still scheduled for tomorrow, will see 50 more people separated from their families right before Christmas...

Canadian flag flying

What’s the Big Deal? UK and Canada Explained

The UK and Canada have struck an interim agreement to continue trading under the same EU’s Comprehensive and Trade Agreement (CETA) trade deal after Brexit. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Canadian counterpart, Justin Trudeau sealed the deal...

The Stansted 15

Judgement on Stansted 15 Charges Still Awaited

The case of the Stansted 15 received huge attention a few years ago, partly because of the daring nature of the actions carried out by the group of fifteen activists, but also because of the peculiarity of the charges they received – charges which...

Projects for anti LGBT+ bullying to be stopped

Another Green Light Given for Bullying in the UK

The UK government is to end the funding of projects aimed at reducing the bullying of LGBT+ children in English schools. In another government U-turn, the decision contradicts an earlier promise to carry on investing in school initiatives to reduce...