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Immigration Tag Archive

10 year forecast: Brexit

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The most terrifying aspect of Brexit is not only its ever delayed imminence, but the fact that no one knows quite what will happen if it carries through. In ten years, will...

Why the Conservative immigration policy is not workable

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Hot on the heels of “strong and stable”, the Tories have described the new immigration system proposed in their manifesto as “firmer and fairer”. This is at least half...

Why the Conservative immigration policy may be workable

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Is an ‘Australian style’ points-based immigration system a workable policy?  Possibly. It depends on the exact nature of the legislation. For much of the public, the...

In conversation with Winsome Pinnock: ‘One Under’ and the accessibility of theatre

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Winsome Pinnock has been described by the Guardian as ‘the godmother of black British playwrights’ – and for good reason. Her play ‘One Under’ has...

Hostile Environment – How Immigrants Become the Scapegoats

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Upon reading Maya Goodfellow’s carefully crafted compilation of shared experiences, my eyes were opened to a new terrain that is so rarely explored in the British news. It...

The Brexit Party cannot be Sirius: Nigel Farage kicks out alien immigrant from candidacy race

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Just when you thought politics couldn’t get any more other-worldly, the Westminster circus provides yet another oddity to pique one’s interest, this time in the form of a...

From Sudanese refugee to Newcastle bouncer: ‘Living in Limbo’

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Living in Limbo is the story of a modern Odyssey; a story of desperation, cruelty, separation and laughter. Newcastle’s Alphabetti Theatre showcases the story of a gruelling...

Scientists Without Borders

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Jack Coles describes the issues with scientific research caused by borders....

Amber Rudd green

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Following Amber Rudd's resignation as Home Secretary, our writers debate if she was simply a scapegoat for someone else's mistakes...

Deportation isn’t accidental

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Zoe Crowther dispels the government narrative that Windrush immigrants being deported is just an honest mistake...