migration

  • 7 Apr 2010

    The Migration Parliamentary Group has produced two fact-sheets prior to the election to help deliver a more balanced debate.

    Each fact-sheet challenges one big myth surrounding migration, which is often repeated in public debate, with links to research:

  • 2 Apr 2010

    Churches and civic groups across the country have come together in support of a campaign to end the detention of families seeking sanctuary in Britain.

  • 27 Mar 2010

    Building on a massive ‘comprehensive immigration reform’ rally in Washington DC last weekend, the head of Church World Service has called for US government action now.

  • 25 Mar 2010

    UKIP is generally treated as respectable and fairly mainstream, while the BNP is demonised. But is there really much difference between them? I decided to compare their policies and found that they were even more similar than I expected.

  • 11 Mar 2010

    Amnesty International has called on the Italian authorities to halt a plan that could involve the forced eviction of thousands of Roma people from their homes.

  • 8 Mar 2010

    An atheist writing today for the Daily Telegraph illustrates well the kind of Christianity that George Carey has been defending of late.

  • 18 Feb 2010

    Like a lot of people, I have been watching the party political Twitter war reach a new stage over the last 48 hours, most notably with the launch of the spoof poster site http://mylabourposter.typepad

  • 16 Feb 2010

    The National Council of Churches USA and its partner aid agency Church World Service are mobilising for a 'March for America: Change Takes Courage and Faith' on Sunday 21 March, in Washington DC.

  • 11 Jan 2010

    Lord Carey's comments about immigration show him to be living in an unreal world, says Vaughan Jones. For displaced people this is an issue of life and death. Migration is not a game with numbers. It is an issue which requires serious moves towards international justice - and a basic Christian issue of neighbourly love.

  • 8 Jan 2010

    Former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey has been strongly criticised for backing an attempt by anti-immigration campaigners to turn migration into a confrontational election issue, and for appearing to want migrants who accept 'Christian values' to have priority.