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LRB · Jacqueline Rose · Agents of Their Own Abuse: The Treatment of Migrant Women

This is a brilliant article on the UK's treatment of migrants, particularly migrant women: https://www.lrb.co.uk/v41/n19/jacqueline-rose/agents-of-their-own-abuse

In February 2018, 120 women detainees at Yarl’s Wood Immigrant Removal Centre began a one-month work and hunger strike. Several received letters from the Home Office informing them that their ... See more

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House of Lords - Brexit: refugee protection and asylum policy - European Union Committee

The House of Lords have published a new report on the implications of Brexit for the UK's asylum system: https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld201719/ldselect/ldeucom/428/42802.htm

Evidence is published online at https://www.parliament.uk/hlinquiry-brexit-asylum-international-protection/ and available for inspection at the Parliamentary Archives (020 7219 3074).

4 weeks ago
Destination Anywhere

In the context of the recent tragic deaths of 39 migrants, it is also worth remembering more generally how difficult the journeys of some migrants can be - "... for most of the children that I work ... See more

4 weeks ago
At Your Service - Transparency International UK

In the context of the recent tragic deaths of 39 migrants, it is also worth remembering that some rich migrants have been allowed to bring large amounts of suspect money into the UK. ... See more

Through forensic analysis of more than 400 corruption and money laundering cases – amounting to an estimated £325 billion (US$412 billion) – At Your Service presents groundbreaking new research ... See more

4 weeks ago
Europe court backs Syrian visa rejection

In the context of the recent tragic deaths of 39 migrants, it is worth remembering that rich countries - including the EU in 2017 - have consistently rejected attempts to create safe routes for ... See more

A Syrian family applied unsuccessfully for a humanitarian visa at the Belgian embassy in Lebanon.

1 month ago

But it has one of the lowest proportions of secondary school children who do not speak English as a first language:

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Our local area has one of the highest proportions of primary school children who do not speak English as a first language:

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Our local area has one of the highest proportions of children of women born outside the UK:

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Our local area has one of the highest numbers of migrants moving to the UK for at least a year:

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1.1 How many migrants are living in each local authority? – The Migration Observatory Local Data Guide

You can find out about your local area here: https://dataguide.migrationobservatory.ox.ac.uk/population-trends/1-1-how-many-migrants-are-living-in-each-local-authority/

As you scroll through this section you will find two charts. Figure 1 deals with the share of migrants in local areas across Great Britain. Figure 2 shows the size of the EU- and non-EU born ... See more

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