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Immigration Tag Archive

N.E.S.T finalist at Third Sector Awards

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Lucy Adams reports on N.E.S.T's resilience during lockdown...

Pro-refugee rally takes Monument

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Protestors congregated at Monument on Tuesday the 24th in solidarity with refugees. The demonstration came in response to the increasingly frenzied media coverage of the asylum...

Closing down America: President Trump’s new immigration ban

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On 22 April 2020 President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order which promised to place further bans on immigration into the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic. Perhaps...

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...