immigration

  • 17 Oct 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.

  • 6 Oct 2011

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

  • 5 Oct 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.

  • 5 Oct 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.

  • 23 Jun 2011

    The European Union risks “undermining its core values” unless it treats refugees and asylum seekers more humanely, says a senior Protestant expert.

  • 21 Jun 2011

    Thousands of Australians have marked World Refugee Day (20 June) by rallying to demand an end to mandatory detention of asylum seekers.

  • 2 May 2011

    The Catholic Bishop of Brentwood, in his address for the Mass for Migrants on 2 May 2011 highlights the Christian contribution to campaigns for migration justice and a Living Wage, urging all people of good will to stand in solidarity with them.

  • 2 May 2011

    Over 2,000 migrants living and working in London are attending a special Mass for Migrants, celebrated at Southwark Catholic Cathedral on 2 May 2011.

  • 8 Apr 2011

    Though much of the media focus on the issues of asylum seekers and refugees (as well as migration more generally) is filtered through a prism of fear and the instinct to exclude, the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) - whose 8-10 April 2011 annual delegate conference I am attending - continues to work hard for fair reporting and justice.

  • 10 Feb 2011

    In encountering Tupac Enrique Acosta in prison, Colin Bossen met someone with an analysis of the Arizona anti-immigration bill's place in a history that put it firmly within the context of the ongoing repression of the indigenous peoples of North America.