Category - immigration

  • December 19, 2012

    The Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants has called on the EU to change policies that criminalise migrants and their supporters.

  • December 18, 2012

    On 4 December 2000, the UN General Assembly, taking into account the large and increasing number of migrants in the world, proclaimed 18 December as International Migrants Day.

  • November 7, 2012

    There is a whole raft of initiatives and referendums on state ballots. We offer a summary here, with comments where appropriate on issues of social justice relating to these proposals.

  • May 16, 2012

    The Quaker Asylum and Refugee Network has issued a atatement calling for the ending of indefinite immigration detention.

  • December 7, 2011

    Migration activists, migrant church leaders and representatives of ecumenical groups from Africa, Europe and the Middle East have been meeting this week.

  • December 3, 2011

    The World Council of Churches is organising a regional conference in Lebanon from 5-7 December to address the global issues of migration.

  • October 17, 2011

    In May 2010 the Government announced that it would end the immigration detention of children, but it is failing to do so says the Children's Society.

  • October 6, 2011

    Two church groups with membership in North America and the Caribbean have pledged to work to improve the lives of migrant Caribbean workers.

  • October 5, 2011

    In the city of Calvin where Reformed and Protestant roots run deep, migrant churches are bringing a new dimension to the theological and church situation. Recently, more than twenty churches, most from migrant backgrounds, came together to raise concerns of migrant communities support their efforts for integration and reflect on the evolving ecclesial landscape in Geneva, Switzerland.

  • October 5, 2011

    Scaremongering about immigration and human rights is popular among UK politicians. So it was not surprising when Home Secretary Theresa May tried to exploit fears and prejudices on these topics at the annual conference of the Conservative Party (the dominant partner in the ruling coalition). But her speech did not go quite as planned.