‘Theresa May’s hostile environment has meant a lack of basic rights for human beings in precarious situations.’ We wrote for Politics.co.uk about the government’s “right to rent” policy causing homelessness, discrimination and exploitation. The standard operating procedure of the May government is to outsource immigration… Read more »

  Since September 2016, the Home Office has been asking school’s across England for the nationality data of their students. This policy is unnecessary, divisive and puts vulnerable children at risk. It’s part of Theresa May’s self-described ‘hostile environment’ – which is brining borders and… Read more »

As further measures of the Hostile Environment (or “Compliance Environment” in the Home Office’s rebranding) come into force, we look at the background to immigration checks on bank accounts, who is affected, and what people should do if they are wrongly told they are not… Read more »

Polices forces in West Yorkshire and Kent have begun a pilot progamme that will grant both forces the same powers as Immigration Officers to search ‘non-EEA illegal immigrants’ for UK drivers licenses. This further outsourcing of immigration enforcement will lead to the increased harassment of… Read more »

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… Read more »

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by Victory Sanu-Goodness @queenvictoryy Victory Sanu-Goodness arrived in the UK at seven years old. Now 20, she is a writer, radio host, & youth activist. She co-hosts the Hearsay podcast about overcoming the fear of speaking out as an undocumented youth.  No one is illegal. It feels kinda… Read more »

18th May is the final deadline to opt your child out of the national school census or to retract previously submitted data. See the links below this article to find out more. By Ijeoma Datha-Moore @IjeMoore Ijeoma Datha-Moore came to the UK from Nigeria aged 2… Read more »

By Marienna Pope-Weidemann, communications coordinator, Right to Remain @MariennaPW The Brexit chronicles began in shambles and false promises and no doubt the ending will be similar. There’s an undeniable air of surrealism about the whole thing, as evidenced by last week’s quiet revelation that the… Read more »

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… Read more »

By Marienna Pope-Weidemann, communications coordinator, Right to Remain @MariennaPW A couple of months ago I was sitting in a crowded London A&E ward with my partner after she had an accident at work. We rightly anticipated a long wait, given years of government cuts, and… Read more »