immigration

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Priti Patel ‘furious’ over migrant crossings, says Tory MP

Priti Patel ‘furious’ over migrant crossings, says Tory MP

Lee Anderson has defended Priti Patel over migrant boat crossings in the Channel, saying she is “working damn hard” to tackle the issue.

Monday, August 10, 2020

Monday, August 10, 2020

Nigel Farage: PM doesn’t have political will to stop boat crossings

Nigel Farage: PM doesn’t have political will to stop boat crossings

The Brexit Party leader criticised Boris Johnson over migrant boat crossings after 4,000 people reached the UK via the Channel in 2020.

Friday, August 7, 2020

Friday, August 7, 2020

Tobias Ellwood: We cannot take Little England approach to migration

Tobias Ellwood: We cannot take Little England approach to migration

The Tory MP urged the government to look beyond the English Channel after a record number of migrants arrived on UK shores yesterday.

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Labour: Government ‘failing to get to grips’ with migrant crossings

Labour: Government ‘failing to get to grips’ with migrant crossings

Shadow home secretary Nick Thomas-Symonds has accused the government of a “lack of competence” in dealing with migrant boat crossings.

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Nigel Farage claims 48k illegal migrants are put up in hotels

Nigel Farage claims 48k illegal migrants are put up in hotels

The Brexit Party leader said housing 48,000 illegal migrants in hotels would cost taxpayers an estimated £4bn over the next 10 years.

Monday, July 13, 2020

Monday, July 13, 2020

Priti Patel announces crackdown as migrant crossings peak

Priti Patel announces crackdown as migrant crossings peak

A record number of migrants reached the UK yesterday, as Priti Patel announced a “new operational approach” to tackling the issue.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Home Office has ‘no idea’ how many people are in UK illegally

Home Office has ‘no idea’ how many people are in UK illegally

The National Audit Office said the Home Office had not made an up-to-date estimate of Britain’s illegal population since 2005.

Friday, May 22, 2020

Friday, May 22, 2020

Priti Patel defends her handling of migrant boat crossings

Priti Patel defends her handling of migrant boat crossings

The Home Secretary said she was working with French government and those who accuse her of inaction "don't know what they're talking about".

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Nigel Farage condemns media for not reporting migrant boats

Nigel Farage condemns media for not reporting migrant boats

It comes as the number of migrants intercepted by authorities in the English Channel and brought to Dover during lockdown reached 1,000.

Monday, May 18, 2020

Monday, May 18, 2020

Labour criticises effect of Priti Patel’s Immigration Bill on NHS

Labour criticises effect of Priti Patel’s Immigration Bill on NHS

Shadow home secretary Nick Thomas-Symonds said the new legislation makes overseas workers feel unwelcome and risks a shortage of NHS staff.

Friday, May 8, 2020

Friday, May 8, 2020

Nigel Farage: Police won’t stop me reporting on migrant boats

Nigel Farage: Police won’t stop me reporting on migrant boats

Mr Farage said he will continue to report on migrant boats coming to the UK, despite being accusing of breaking coronavirus lockdown rules.

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Home Office: Spike in migrant boat crossings partly due to lockdown

Home Office: Spike in migrant boat crossings partly due to lockdown

Priti Patel has said lockdown road restrictions at the border is partly responsible for an increase in small boats crossings from France.

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Nigel Farage: ‘We allowed ourselves to import this disease’

Nigel Farage: ‘We allowed ourselves to import this disease’

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has claimed that illegal migrants are arriving in the UK “above and beyond the official figures”.

Friday, April 17, 2020

Friday, April 17, 2020

Border force seen fitting face masks on migrants at Dover

Border force seen fitting face masks on migrants at Dover

Border Force officers were pictured fitting face masks to suspected migrants as they continue to tackle illegal crossings amid coronavirus.

Monday, April 13, 2020

Monday, April 13, 2020

Calls for foreign NHS staff to be given right to remain in UK

Calls for foreign NHS staff to be given right to remain in UK

The British Medical Association has urged the government to grant NHS staff who have come from abroad indefinite leave to remain in the UK.

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Record numbers of non-EU migrants arrive in UK

Record numbers of non-EU migrants arrive in UK

Immigration from outside the EU has hit 379,000, the highest since records began in 1975, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Priti Patel: Points system will end reliance on low-skilled workers

Priti Patel: Points system will end reliance on low-skilled workers

The Home Secretary said this system will “do what it says on the tin”, end free movement and bring overall migration numbers down.

Friday, February 14, 2020

Friday, February 14, 2020

‘This isn’t the Brexit I voted for’ says Brexiteer in airport queue

‘This isn’t the Brexit I voted for’ says Brexiteer in airport queue

Colin Browning has faced ridicule after he complained that a 55-minute wait at passport control in Amsterdam was not what he voted for.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

‘Fanciful and deranged’: PM rejects SNP Scottish visa plans

‘Fanciful and deranged’: PM rejects SNP Scottish visa plans

Ian Blackford has said the PM "doesn't have a clue", accusing him of rejecting plans for a separate Scottish visa "without consideration".

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Priti Patel: We will end free movement ‘once and for all’

Priti Patel: We will end free movement ‘once and for all’

The Home Secretary has announced proposals for an new points-based immigration system during her key note speech that Conservative Party conference.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

International students to be given two years in UK to find a job

International students to be given two years in UK to find a job

Boris Johnson has revealed plans allowing foreign students to stay in the UK for two years after graduation.

Friday, August 9, 2019

Friday, August 9, 2019

Border Force intercepts migrants crossing Channel in kayak

Border Force intercepts migrants crossing Channel in kayak

Thirty migrants attempted to enter the UK by crossing the English Channel in four small boats, including a kayak.

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Boris Johnson unveils fast-track visa plans

Boris Johnson unveils fast-track visa plans

The Prime Minister announced plans for a fast-track visa pathway for foreign scientists in a bid to boost the UK’s research sector post-Brexit.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Thursday, June 27, 2019

UK must have 'control over unskilled migrants'

UK must have 'control over unskilled migrants'

Tory MP Alok Sharma said he supported Boris Johnson's pledge to deliver an Australian-style points-based immigration system.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Thursday, May 2, 2019

New measures set to help more refugees into work

New measures set to help more refugees into work

New measures set to help more refugees into work

New guidelines to help firms employ more refugees are being issued in a bid to help them integrate in the UK and contribute to the economy.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019

Jo Johnson

Jo Johnson: We must look at students as a 'great national asset'

Jo Johnson: We must look at students as a 'great national asset'

Former universities minister Jo Johnson has claimed he will propose changes to the upcoming immigration bill to help increase revenue from international students.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Dinghies of migrants are small part of ‘significant wedge’ of illegal migration, says Director of Migration Watch UK

Dinghies of migrants are small part of ‘significant wedge’ of illegal migration, says Director of Migration Watch UK

Dinghies of migrants are small part of immigration, says migration expert

Neil Anderson, Executive Director of Migration Watch UK has said that reports of illegal migrants attempting to cross the Channel in dinghies are a “small front-end of a significant wedge”.

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Plan to double NHS charges for migrants is ‘double taxation’, says charity CEO

Plan to double NHS charges for migrants is ‘double taxation’, says charity CEO

Plan to double NHS charges for migrants is ‘double taxation’, says charity CEO

The chief executive of the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants has said that the Home Office doubling the charge for migrants using the NHS is “double taxation” because many immigrants are also paying tax.

Friday, January 11, 2019

Friday, January 11, 2019

Migrants come to UK believing the streets are ‘paved with gold’, says Theresa May's ex-immigration director

Migrants come to UK believing the streets are ‘paved with gold’, says Theresa May's ex-immigration director

Migrants come to UK believing it is ‘paved with gold’, says immigration expert

Immigration expert David Wood has said that migrants have an “unrealistic expectation” of the UK and believe that the streets are “paved with gold”.

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Sajid Javid

Home Secretary has 'exaggerated' severity of migrant 'crisis', claims immigration lawyer

Home Secretary has 'exaggerated' severity of migrant 'crisis', claims lawyer

An immigration lawyer has claimed Sajid Javid branding the Channel migrant crossings as a "major incident" is an exaggeration.

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Six Iranian nationals found on Kent beach

Six Iranian nationals found on Kent beach following 'major incident' declaration over migrant Channel crossings

Six Iranian nationals found on Kent beach

Six Iranian men have been found on a Kent beach, amid mounting calls for the Government to tackle the migrant crisis.

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Home Secretary Sajid Javid cuts holiday short to deal with migrant ‘major incident’

Home Secretary Sajid Javid cuts holiday short to deal with migrant ‘major incident’

Sajid Javid cuts holiday short to deal with migrant ‘major incident'

Home Secretary Sajid Javid is cutting short a Christmas break to return to the UK to tackle a wave of attempts by migrants to cross the English Channel by boat.

Friday, December 28, 2018

Friday, December 28, 2018

Home Secretary Sajid Javid declares a major incident after a series of migrant channel crossings over Christmas

Home Secretary Sajid Javid declares a major incident after a series of migrant channel crossings over Christmas

Home Secretary declares major incident after series of migrant channel crossings

The Home Secretary has declared the rising number of migrants attempting to cross the English Channel a "major incident".

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Four men detained as police secure cargo ship after ‘stowaways threaten crew’

Four men detained as police secure cargo ship after ‘stowaways threaten crew’

Four men have been detained under the Immigration Act after police boarded a cargo ship amid reports of stowaways threatening crew.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Sajid Javid pledges to cut immigration to ‘sustainable’ levels after Brexit

Sajid Javid pledges to cut immigration to ‘sustainable’ levels after Brexit

Sajid Javid pledges to cut immigration to ‘sustainable’ levels after Brexit

The Government will get immigration down to "sustainable" levels, but there will be no "specific target" for reducing the numbers, Home Secretary Sajid Javid has said.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Boat containing suspected migrants intercepted off Kent coast

Boat containing suspected migrants intercepted off Kent coast

Boat containing suspected migrants intercepted off Kent coast

A boat with nine suspect migrants on board has been picked up by the Coastguard in the third similar incident at Dover in two days.

Friday, November 9, 2018

Friday, November 9, 2018

UK border

Home Office should be 'put in the dock' for losing track of foreign criminals in UK, says vice chair of Migration Watch

Home Office should be 'put in the dock' for losing track of foreign criminals

The vice chair of Migration Watch UK has said the Home Office should be "put in the dock" for losing track of 450 foreign criminals in the last two and a half years.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Monday, November 5, 2018

David Davies MP: Refugee ‘30-year-old’ pupils will be a ‘fairly common problem’

David Davies MP: Refugee ‘30-year-old’ pupils could be a ‘fairly common problem’

David Davies MP: Refugee ‘30-year-old’ pupils could be a ‘fairly common problem’

Conservative MP David Davies has said the problem of adult refugee ‘students’ is going to be fairly common because they have a “vested interest” in pretending to be young.

Friday, October 26, 2018

Friday, October 26, 2018

Sajid Javid

Home Office DNA sampling: 'People who are entitled to be here are treated as if they are not', says Amnesty UK spokesman

DNA sampling: 'People entitled to be here are treated as if they are not'

Amnesty UK's refugee and migrant rights programme director has said the Home Office illegally taking DNA samples from immigrants has resulted in people "entitled to be here treated as if they're not".

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Director of immigrant welfare council: Home Office is creating a ‘policy of hostility’ as immigrants required to give DNA samples

Director of immigrant welfare council: Home Office is creating a ‘policy of hostility’ as immigrants required to give DNA samples

Home Office is creating ‘policy of hostility', says Director of Welfare Council

The Director of the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants has said that the Home Office has created a “hostile environment” after Sajid Javid apologised for immigrants being forced to provide DNA samples as part of their applications.  

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Australia considers banning some immigrants from biggest cities

Australia considers banning some immigrants from biggest cities

Australia considers banning some immigrants from biggest cities

The Australian government is considering banning some immigrants from settling in big cities.

Monday, October 1, 2018

Monday, October 1, 2018

Windrush Scandal

Immigration minister refuses to say whether the Prime Minister was right not to apologise for hostile environment policy

Immigration minister remains tight-lipped over hostile environment policy

Immigration minister, Caroline Nokes, has refused to say whether she thought the Prime Minister was right in not apologising for the hostile environment policy.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

EU migrants should not receive preferential treatment, says migration report

EU migrants should not receive preferential treatment, says migration report

The report suggests migration is not a "major determinate" of the wages of UK-born workers.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Friday, July 20, 2018

The Bristol research found that people who emigrate tend to be more aspirational and take risks

Immigrant children have more positive attitude towards education, says study

Immigrant children have more positive attitude towards education, says study

Researchers suggested that people who emigrate tend to be more aspirational and take risks, and pass their "grit and determination" on to their children

Monday, June 18, 2018

Monday, June 18, 2018

Melania Trump 'hates to see' migrant children separated from their families

Melania Trump 'hates to see' migrant children separated from their families

First lady Melania Trump has waded into the emotional controversy over policies enacted by her husband's administration that have increased the number of migrant children being separated from their parents.

Monday, May 21, 2018

Monday, May 21, 2018

'Brexit has made Britain more welcoming to immigrants', says Michael Gove

'Brexit has made Britain more welcoming to immigrants', says Michael Gove

The Environment Secretary also said Brexit has 'strengthened unionism'.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

More than 6,000 visa applications for highly skilled workers like scientists, IT specialists and doctors with job offers in the UK were refused because of a Government-imposed cap

Doctors among those being refused UK entry thanks to Government cap

Doctors among those being refused UK entry thanks to Government cap

More than 6,000 visa applications for highly skilled workers like scientists, IT specialists and doctors with job offers in the UK were refused because of a Government-imposed cap on numbers, it has been revealed.

Refugee Action said its research indicated asylum seekers face a "complex web of hostility and mistrust"

Report claims UK is failing asylum seekers

Report claims UK is failing asylum seekers

Refugee Action said its research indicated asylum seekers face a "complex web of hostility and mistrust".

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The liner 'Empire Windrush'

Some ministers saw immigration policy as 'almost reminiscent of Nazi Germany'

Immigration policy 'almost reminiscent of Nazi Germany'

'A very contested piece of legislation across government departments', says peer

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

'It is embarrassing, it’s damaging to the British brand overseas,' says Robert Winder

Windrush: 'It makes us look like a bungling country who don't like foreigners'

Windrush: 'It makes us look like a bungling country who don't like foreigners'

'The idea that we’re talking about deporting people who came here as children 60 years ago is amazing,' says Robert Winder

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The move came amid anger that people who've lived in Britain since they were schoolchildren were now being denied access to healthcare and threatened with deportation

May to meet Caribbean leaders after 'appalling' treatment of Windrush generation

May to meet Caribbean leaders after 'appalling' treatment of Windrush generation

'some of the ways they have been treated has been wrong, and I am sorry,' said Mrs May

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Britons and Syrians share many opinions on what is most valuable for a good life

Study: Syrian refugees and British citizens share 'substantial common ground'

Study: Syrian refugees and British citizens share 'substantial common ground'

UK-based refugees are most likely to remain and contribute to their host economy and are "much better supported" compared to those elsewhere

Friday, March 16, 2018

Friday, March 16, 2018

Saira Khan: '£50m to teach immigrants English? They should learn it off their own back'

Saira Khan: '£50m to teach immigrants English? They should learn it off their own back'

'£50m to teach immigrants English? They should learn it off their own back'

talkRADIO hosts says it's a nonsense that we're paying for immigrants to learn the language

Friday, February 9, 2018

Friday, February 9, 2018

Racist note claiming 'Australia is full' left on Indian man's car

Racist note claiming 'Australia is full' left on Indian man's car

Racist note claiming 'Australia is full' left on Indian man's car

The note said 'Asians out, Indians out, Australia is full'

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018

UK to increase border control funding in France by £44.5 million

UK to increase border control funding in France by £44.5 million

UK to increase border control funding in France by £44.5 million

The money will pay for fencing, CCTV and detection technology in Calais and other ports

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