Tag Archives: Immigration

On being British

I have been looking forward to today’s elections for a long, long time. After all, it is the first time I am eligible to vote in this country that I call home. But as I read the newspaper this morning, … Continue reading

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We Need to Talk About Syria

Or more specifically, about what the government is doing and not doing about Syria. There is no doubt that there is now a humanitarian crisis, and a civil war with no end in sight. So what is the government doing … Continue reading

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Yes I’m British. Get used to it. Fast.

I honestly thought I was done. When I received my British citizenship last year, I thought I was finally done with immigration control and all the hoops I had to cross as a foreigner. I thought that after almost 15 … Continue reading

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When the Big Door Closes- New Report on Detention of Women Asylum Seekers

On Monday, a new report by Women For Refugee Women detailing the conditions of female asylum detainees was released. The report consisted of interviews with 46 women about their experiences in Yarl’s Wood Detention Centre. ‘When the big door closed it … Continue reading

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Theresa May’s Newest Attack on Humanity This post explains things much better than I ever could.

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Banal, Dangerous Stupidity

Yesterday The Telegraph ran an article on the proposals to further block foreign criminals from having access to Art8 appeals, backed by over 100 MPs. I could go on about the many different ways in which this proposal is wrong … Continue reading

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On The Value of a Life

A man is dying right now because of immigration rules. Ifa Muaza, a 45 year old Nigerian asylum seeker, has been on hunger strike at Harmondsworth Removal Centre for almost 3 months now. The High Court ruled last week that he must … Continue reading

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