Patients not passports!

This Saturday, there will be actions in London, Manchester and Newcastle to protest the introduction of immigration checks in the NHS. The Minister for Health, Jeremy Hunt, has brought in a policy of passport checks for all patients accessing NHS services and demanding upfront payment from people who don’t qualify for free care. As health professionals […]

Docs Not Cops take action against border enforcement in the NHS

By Evan Luckes @OnlyMeNursey Evan Luckes is a nurse in the Emergency Department at the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel. Following Wednesday’s protest by Docs Not Cops against immigration checks in the NHS, he explains why they’re calling for a national campaign of non-compliance.  On Wednesday Docs Not Cops organised a #PatientsNotPassports day of action. We erected a […]

Empathy & active listening: liberal pursuit or transformative practice?

By Tatiana Garavito @TatGaravito Tatiana Garavito is a migrant’ rights activist and the former director of IRMO and Latin American Women Rights Services, two human rights organisations supporting the Latin American community in the UK. Awarded Young Migrant of the year in 2014, she currently works with HOPE not hate as the national organiser for communities of […]

Mijente says living with Trump is teaching us to create, not wait for, the world we want to see

By Marienna Pope-Weidemann, communications coordinator, Right to Remain @MariennaPW This is the third instalment of the Still We Dream series, where we’ll hear from grassroots migrant rights and racial justice organisers across the United States talk about how they’re building their movements in Trump’s America and tackling racial privilege not just beyond the movement – but to […]

Manchester, 20 Feb: One day, these walls must fall

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On Monday 20 February as part of the One Day Without Us national day of migrant solidarity, over 100 people gathered in Manchester’s Piccadilly Gardens for two events. The gatherings were organised by Right to Remain with local migrant groups including United For Change and Manchester Migrant Solidarity, under the campaign banner of These Walls […]

One Day Without Us: interview with Matt Carr

Monday 20 February is a national day of action – 1 Day Without Us – in solidarity with migrants, with events taking place up and down the country. In Manchester, Right to Remain is working with local migrant groups including United For Change and Manchester Migrant Solidarity to hold two events in Piccadilly Gardens (12.30pm […]