immigration

  • May 22, 2007

    The Church of England is joining a campaign which is calling for the Government to end the destitution of people refused asylum in Britain.

  • May 8, 2007

    Thousands attended a Mass and rally in London yesterday, to celebrate immigration and call for an amnesty for illegal immigrants.

  • May 1, 2007

    Baptists from across the country will be travelling to Brighton on Friday (4 May) for the Baptist Assembly, the biggest Baptist event of the year.

  • April 30, 2007

    Thousands are expected to take part in a special church service next week to celebrate immigration and call for an amnesty for illegal immigrants.

  • April 25, 2007

    The leader of the World Council of Churches (WCC) has urged churches in the UK and Ireland to increase their hospitality toward migrants, and allow themselves to be changed by immigration.

  • April 15, 2007

    Leaders of three major denominations say changes at the Home Office may worsen the plight of asylum seekers subject to Britain’s draconian immigration laws. They condemn the attempted deportation of a traumatised Iranian woman.

  • February 17, 2007

    Threats, intimidation, assassinations and massacres have forced about 3.5 million Colombians to flee their homes and relocate to other areas in the country - writes Gladys Terichow of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), the North American peace church relief and development organisation.

  • February 14, 2007

    The Christian think tank Ekklesia has welcomed an independent report from a university-based church research institute which shows the shocking conditions endured by many migrant workers contributing to the economic life of the UK.

  • February 14, 2007

    A university-based Catholic research institute at the University of Cambridge has published a report which illustrates the shocking conditions endured by many migrant workers contributing to the economic life of the UK.

  • February 4, 2007

    An independently-run national “citizens' enquiry” has heard evidence of inhumane treatment of asylum seekers by a UK Home Office permeated by what some claim is “a culture of cynicism and unbelief.” The allegations will add more pressure to an already besieged Home Secretary, John Reid.