immigration

Instant Opinion: Working mums will decide this election
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Instant Opinion: Working mums will decide this election

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 4 November
4 Nov 2019
How will the UK immigration system work post-Brexit?
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How will the UK immigration system work post-Brexit?

Home Secretary Priti Patel pledges points-based system
2 Oct 2019
The biggest consequences of Brexit so far
Vote Leave's NHS claim was widely discredited during the referendum
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The biggest consequences of Brexit so far

The 2016 EU referendum has triggered widespread change in the UK
4 Sep 2019
Should Hong Kong citizens get right to live and work in UK?
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Should Hong Kong citizens get right to live and work in UK?

Campaigners say Britain has responsibility to residents of former colony
2 Sep 2019
Boris Johnson’s plan for immigration after Brexit
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Boris Johnson’s plan for immigration after Brexit

Johnson scraps immigration target and calls for points-based system
5 Aug 2019
Instant Opinion: ‘We need to talk about women’s bodies’
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Instant Opinion: ‘We need to talk about women’s bodies’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 28 June
28 Jun 2019
Instant Opinion: ‘Boris staged picture is a PR masterstroke’
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Instant Opinion: ‘Boris staged picture is a PR masterstroke’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 27 June
27 Jun 2019
The numbers behind the UK’s stalling population growth
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The numbers behind the UK’s stalling population growth

Despite a surge of immigrants, official estimates show rate of growth is at its slowest increase since 2004
27 Jun 2019
Will Trump’s tariffs solve his Mexico ‘immigration problem’?
Honduras Migrant Caravan crosses border into Guatemala toward Mexico, US as Trump threatens to halt humanitarian aid
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Will Trump’s tariffs solve his Mexico ‘immigration problem’?

US president announces 5% tax on all goods from neighbouring nation in bid to halt migrant influx
31 May 2019
Donald Trump announces ‘merit-based’ immigration policy plan
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Donald Trump announces ‘merit-based’ immigration policy plan

Democrat opponents say president's proposals are ‘dead on arrival’
17 May 2019
English language test scandal could be bigger than Windrush
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English language test scandal could be bigger than Windrush

Home Office under pressure over ‘hostile environment’ strategy that has left thousands of foreign students facing deportation
25 Apr 2019
Trump's homeland security chief quits
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Trump's homeland security chief quits

Sources say Nielsen stepped aside under pressure from president
8 Apr 2019
Ten-year-old ‘drugged and assaulted in US custody’
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Ten-year-old ‘drugged and assaulted in US custody’

Guatemalan boy spent 11 months in detention after being seized by US immigration officials
27 Mar 2019
Dutch populists win shock election
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Dutch populists win shock election

Anti-immigrant party wins most votes in parliamentary elections just days after Utrecht shooting
22 Mar 2019
Why 21 Savage has been arrested
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Why 21 Savage has been arrested

Atlanta-based rapper held by immigration officials amid claims he is from UK
4 Feb 2019
US immigration officials force-feeding detainees
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US immigration officials force-feeding detainees

Nearly 30 migrants from India and Cuba are refusing to eat in protest at alleged mistreatment
1 Feb 2019
Matteo Salvini: Italy’s deputy PM facing kidnapping charge
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Matteo Salvini: Italy’s deputy PM facing kidnapping charge

Far-right interior minister stands by decision to hold 177 migrants on boat
25 Jan 2019
EU urges crackdown on ‘golden passports’ for big investors
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EU urges crackdown on ‘golden passports’ for big investors

Citizenship-for-sale scheme open to abuse for money laundering and tax evasions, warns European Commission
24 Jan 2019
Home Office refuses to let great-grandparents remain in UK
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Home Office refuses to let great-grandparents remain in UK

Great-grandparents rely on family for support and help care for their autistic grandson
18 Jan 2019
UK settlement fee for EU nationals likened to Windrush row
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UK settlement fee for EU nationals likened to Windrush row

Sadiq Khan says proposal shows Home Office ‘has not learned lessons’ from 2018 scandal
14 Jan 2019
Why Canada is opening its doors to a million immigrants
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Why Canada is opening its doors to a million immigrants

Government plans to welcome at least 350,000 new permanent residents every year until 2021
11 Jan 2019
Sajid Javid criticised for asylum seeker remarks
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Sajid Javid criticised for asylum seeker remarks

Home Secretary questioned whether refugees crossing the English Channel are ‘genuine’
3 Jan 2019
Germany and Japan rocked by New Year’s Day car attacks
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Germany and Japan rocked by New Year’s Day car attacks

Nine injured in Tokyo in act of retaliation for Aum executions, while four hurt in anti-immigrant attack in west Germany
2 Jan 2019
Denmark to house foreign criminals on tiny island
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Denmark to house foreign criminals on tiny island

Parliament passes scheme affecting 100 criminals who cannot be deported despite UN criticisms
20 Dec 2018
How US visa changes will affect Brits
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How US visa changes will affect Brits

Abolition of instant Esta approvals means visitors will need to apply at least 72 hours in advance of their flight
20 Dec 2018
Landlords ‘refusing to rent to minority Brits’
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Landlords ‘refusing to rent to minority Brits’

UK’s ‘hostile environment’ migration policy makes property owners ‘fearful of getting things wrong’, court told
19 Dec 2018
Migrant rescue ship Aquarius ‘forced’ to end operations
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Migrant rescue ship Aquarius ‘forced’ to end operations

Charity-funded vessel has saved more than 30,000 lives since 2016
7 Dec 2018
UK’s ‘golden visa scheme’ suspended
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UK’s ‘golden visa scheme’ suspended

Residency for wealthy investors in return for investment has been labelled ‘visa-free access for sale’
7 Dec 2018
Why is Japan relaxing its immigration laws?
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Why is Japan relaxing its immigration laws?

PM Shinzo Abe wins vote on immigration reform after bitter debate in parliament
6 Dec 2018
EU migration down as non-EU migration soars
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EU migration down as non-EU migration soars

Amid an EU-migrant ‘Brexodus’, the number of people moving to UK from outside Europe has reached its highest level in 14 years
30 Nov 2018
Hillary Clinton calls for curbs on European migration
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Hillary Clinton calls for curbs on European migration

Former US presidential candidate says limiting immigration could stop populism – but what do the numbers say?
23 Nov 2018
ID cards not Brexit ‘better at controlling immigration’
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ID cards not Brexit ‘better at controlling immigration’

Report finds electronic identity card would address many voters’ concerns about immigration without the need for Brexit
21 Nov 2018
Why May’s Brexit is almost exactly what you voted for
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Why May’s Brexit is almost exactly what you voted for

The control people wanted to take back was over the UK’s borders, says political economy academic
20 Nov 2018
US blocks illegal immigrants from claiming asylum
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US blocks illegal immigrants from claiming asylum

Experts say attempts to deny asylum to those crossing the US-Mexico border illegally are unlawful
9 Nov 2018
Migrant caravan: what is driving thousands from Honduras?
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Migrant caravan: what is driving thousands from Honduras?

People fleeing Central American nation to escape violence, poverty, corruption and even climate change
1 Nov 2018
Why Trump is really sending 5,200 troops to US border
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Why Trump is really sending 5,200 troops to US border

US president accused of stoking immigration fears ahead of critical midterm elections
30 Oct 2018
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