Category - migration

  • August 17, 2013

    Today (Saturday 17 August) two events of great significance for the future of Scotland as a welcoming society coincide, both in Edinburgh.

  • August 7, 2013

    Communities, churches, statutory authorities, survivor groups, police and NGOs need to work together better to tackle modern day slavery in Scotland and the UK.

  • August 7, 2013

    It has often been said that there ought to be no such thing as an 'illegal' human being. Yet this language is used frequently and potently in relation to migration. Simon Barrow previews a film that looks at the issue from a human and historical point of view.

  • August 6, 2013

    Campaigners, police and public authorities will engage in conversation tomorrow night over the nature and extend of what they say amounts to slavery in modern Scotland.

  • August 4, 2013

    'Belonging(s)? Migration in theological perspective' is the title of a consultation to be held on 31 August 2013 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM in Berne, Switzerland, under the auspices of the World Council of Churches.

  • August 2, 2013

    The term popular 'fly the flag' is all too often a cipher for "support us against them" or "toe the line". But from the beginning of August through to the beginning of September 2013, creative artist Peter Liversidge is helping us to recognise and practice another, positive meaning.

  • August 2, 2013

    London Assembly member Jenny Jones has condemned the Coalition Government’s “senseless” lurch to the far right on immigration.

  • March 6, 2013

    Labour leader Ed Miliband has been accused of pandering to UKIP and anti-immigration prejudice with his party political broadcast yesterday.

  • March 6, 2013
  • March 1, 2013

    On the day of the Eastleigh by-election, figures were released which showed a marked recent decline in net migration, which obviously delighted the Government. Home Secretary Theresa May boasted about how much she had toughened up the rules, but perhaps in an attempt to forestall one potential criticism, stressed the fact that visas for university students had increased by three percent overall.