Opinion

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The Fall in Migrant Nurses Has Never Been More Felt

Scientific experts are predicting that the UK will experience its sharpest rise in coronavirus cases over the next 2-3 weeks, leading to a huge influx of patients in hospitals throughout the country. The NHS is bracing itself for what will be a...

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Can the Coronavirus Bring us Together?

The coronavirus pandemic is a truly unprecedented situation. The spread of the virus has sparked worldwide fear, uncertainty and disruption, and the implementation of measures usually reserved for wartime. The closure of borders, social distancing...

Politically Homeless in an Age of Tribalism

It’s nice to feel like you belong somewhere. There’s nothing quite like the feeling of looking around and thinking, “this is where I should be” — especially in a world that is becoming increasingly disconnected. This disconnection, brought...

Refugees in Scotland have been given the vote

Scotland And Refugees: A Healthy Relationship

Scotland’s decision to grant refugees the vote further evidences its progressive and inclusive approach to displaced people.  As has been discussed previously on ImmiNews, other parts of the UK could learn a great deal about the social...

The Moral Consequence of Relying on Low-Paid Migration

To the bemusement of most on the ‘remain’ side of the Brexit debacle, overall immigration to the UK is said to be at its highest in the past 15 years. As many as 379,000 people moved to the UK from beyond ‘Fortress Europe’ in the last 12 months...

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Should the BBC Legitimise Hate Speech?

The BBC is being criticised for “giving racists a platform” after allowing a former National Front candidate to call for “completely” closed borders on its BBC Question Time show.  The audience member went on to claim that the UK has been...