Don Flynn
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Don Flynn is the director of the Migrants Rights Network (MRN), a dynamic national charity campaigning in support of all migrants in the UK. He is a regular and sought-after speaker at conferences, seminars and lectures with focus on migration, identity and integration.

Don founded MRN after over 30 years of working with migrant community organisations through his previous roles as a Policy Officer with the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants and as an immigration caseworker in London. He also chairs the UK Race and Europe Network (UKREN) and the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM) based in Brussels.

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Cross-Party Inquiry Reveals How Migration Rules Are Splitting British Families Apart

(1) Comments | Posted 7 June 2013 | (18:05)

The government's drive to achieve its target of net migration of below 100,000 a year is producing some unintended consequences.

The damage being done to the UK's £8 billion higher education sector has already been given coverage on several occasions. But there are other victims of the recent...

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"Weird Text From Someone Claiming to Be the UK Border Agency - What's the Scam Here?"

(1) Comments | Posted 9 January 2013 | (10:21)

The executives of Capita plc must have thought they'd won the lottery last September when the UK Border Agency awarded them a contract potentially worth £40m over four years to track down the estimated 174,000 people who were thought to have escaped the purview of immigration enforcement officials over the...

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Even Tighter Controls Won't Fix Our Broken Immigration System

(18) Comments | Posted 9 November 2012 | (15:19)

The news today that immigration backlogs are, in the opinion of the Home Affairs Select Committee, "spiralling out of control" will seem alarming to the large body of public opinion who had expected the coalition government to get some order into the management of migration.

The Select Committee...

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EU Free Movement Under Threat

(1) Comments | Posted 31 October 2012 | (17:15)

Stewart Jackson's Ten Minute Rule motion to curb EU free movement rights passed the first hurdle on its way to becoming law. Let's hope no one in government seriously considers it as official policy.

Conservative MP Stewart Jackson continues his campaign against "barking mad" European Union law which...

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