migrant workers

  • 9 Apr 2009

    A Japanese Christian leader is urging churches to "listen to the cries" of temporary migrant workers many of whom are now without jobs as the world's second-biggest economy's unemployment rate soars.

  • 1 Feb 2008

    Norway's government has praised the country's small Roman Catholic Church for its role in supporting more than 100,000 labour migrants from Poland and other eastern European countries.

  • 1 Nov 2007

    As the debate on migration continues, Jon Cruddas argues that it needs to be located in relation to population change, service provision, housing, employment/the economy and global factors.

  • 30 Oct 2007

    Migration issues are back in the headlines, with the two main parties vying over 'get tough' policies, and the government admitting that its recent labour force statistics have been wrong. But positive alternatives are also being mooted.

  • 12 Jun 2007

    A Catholic church in Aberdeen facing closure will now remain open, ­thanks to community appeals and an influx of new parishioners from Poland. The Church is increasingly reliant on new migrant workers.