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MPs must stop ‘informing’ on constituents to Home Office, say migrant groups

Date: 11 October 2018
Campaigns: Migration

15 leading organisations working with migrants have today written to the Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, to express deep concern over hundreds of cases of MPs reporting their constituents to the Home Office for immigration crime.

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A victory won by a joint resistance on land and at sea

By: Richard
Date: 29 August 2018
Campaigns: Migration

I’ll try and sum up Saturday’s extraordinary events, though it’s not easy… Zero Boats #14: CATANIA! The 177 have landed. First the 27 minors, then 13 people with suspected TB, in […]

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How Sicilians are responding to Salvini’s anti-migrant agenda

By: Oriana Lauria
Date: 14 August 2018
Campaigns: Migration

Sitting in the beautiful Piazza della Repubblica, a pistachio ice cream in my hands melting faster than I can eat it, I’m enjoying a lazy Saturday in Marsala, a beach […]

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From ID cards to echoing the BNP – seven ways to make migrants feel unwelcome

By: Alex Scrivener
Date: 31 July 2018
Campaigns: Migration

The Border Audit, a new report from the centre-right thinktank Policy Exchange was released on Monday. The authors essentially argue that the problem with the hostile environment for migrants is […]

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Why we’re asking MPs not to act as border guards

By: Ed Lewis
Date: 19 June 2018
Campaigns: Migration

Some MPs are now acting as personal agents of the hostile environment, voluntarily turning over their own constituents to immigration officials. That’s why, with Migrants Organise, we’ve launching our new campaign, MPs Not Border Guards.

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Windrush, 70 years on

By: Tamara Hopewell
Date: 29 May 2018
Campaigns: Migration

The hostile environment is not something new; it is part and parcel of British colonialism and its ongoing legacy. Windrush and the hostile environment are just the latest example of this. 

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Hostile environment postcard

Type: Leaflets
Date: 11 May 2018
Campaigns: Migration

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5 things you can do to fight back against the hostile environment

By: Aisha Dodwell
Date: 27 April 2018
Campaigns: Migration

The recent scandal around the Windrush generation has exposed the true extent of the inhumanity underpinning the government’s immigration policy. Under the government’s Hostile Environment policy, people living here a lifetime have been harassed, sacked, arrested and even deported. But as well as demanding justice for the Windrush generation, we need to go further. Here are some steps you can take to do so.

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Hostile environment: template letter to editors

Type: Other
Date: 27 April 2018
Campaigns: Migration

Template to write to your local paper about our opposition to the Hostile Environment policy

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