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 »

We wrote yesterday on the blog about our annual gathering in Manchester on 3 September.  The afternoon part of the event included workshops on five different topics. One of these workshops was “Universities Resist Border Controls”.  In advance of our gathering, Sanaz Raji wrote for… Read more »

This is a guest blog post by Sanaz Raji, who will be co-running a workshop on this topic at our annual gathering on Saturday.  Five months ago, the Justice4Sanaz campaign launched the #UnisResistBorderControls campaign at SOAS. This urgent campaign brings together grassroots activists and campaigners… Read more »

A guest post by Marina Burka, Fulbright Scholar from the United States and MRes (Master of Research) student at the University of Glasgow.  This is the first in a series of posts by Marina. The Immigration Act 2016 builds on measures implemented in the Immigration… Read more »

In February 2014, the television show Panorama broadcast a programme on fraud at a school in east London, regarding English language tests that are a requirement for international students wishing to study at universities in the UK. The UK Home Office responded to this in… Read more »

Last week, the National Union of Students (NUS) released a report responding to the Home Office’s accusations of fraud in the English language tests, which the NUS believes has directly affected over 12,000 students. The report was necessitated by, as NUS’s legal representatives Bindmans describes… Read more »


Here are some of the important events of the last year – moments of solidarity and success, setbacks and threats, and working together to overcome injustice in the asylum and immigration system. Think we’ve missed off something important?  Let us know on Facebook or Twitter.… Read more »


By RtR volunteer, Alexa Sidor. The tried and tested formula of scapegoating migrants crops up into the British zeitgeist every so often, each time bringing with it a new set of senseless and slap-dash policies which contribute to the ever-growing mess that is the UK… Read more »


Xenophobic Immigration Bill The new Immigration Bill, described by one politician as “the most racist piece of legislation that this country has witnessed since the 1960s… aimed at setting up a regime of harassment for migrants”, will affect international students more than any other group… Read more »