immigrants

  • January 20, 2014

    Chief inspector of prisons Nick Hardwick accused staff at Harmondsworth removal centre of "a shocking lack of humanity" after two gravely ill men were kept in handcuffs. For 84-year-old Alois Dvorzac, who had dementia, these were not removed until after his heart stopped beating. Such cases show the damaging effects of xenophobia.

  • January 17, 2014

    The ecumenical Church delegation that met Greek EU Presidency representatives in Athens last week made just migration a priority.

  • January 16, 2014

    The Movement Against Xenophobia is a new campaign, promoted by the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI) and its allies, aimed at countering the vicious anti-immigrant discourse of mainstream politics in the UK.

  • January 11, 2014

    Government ministers are scaremongering about European migration to avoid "real subjects in the UK", says Viviane Reding, vice president of the European Commission.

  • December 29, 2013

    How to make room for strangers at Christmastide? For some US churches practical support for migrants is the answer.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • November 27, 2010

    With migrants numbering some 250 million of the world’s population, churches are being urged to defuse and combat public hostility towards them.