UK Immigrant

Dave's Big Migration Promise Is Now 'Dead And Buried'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 27.11.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron's pledge to bring net migration down to the "tens of thousands" is effectively "dead and buried" as official figures revealed that its l...

Asa Bennett

Here's What You Actually Need To Know About THAT Immigration Report...

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK Politics

Two University College London academics published a report today about the cost of migration, which the newspapers have used to reach radically differ...

Asa Bennett

Farage Warns Britain Is Now Europe's 'Cheap Labour Economy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK Politics

Britain has become "the cheap labour economy of the European Union" due to the "uncontrolled" influx of migrants, Nigel Farage has warned. Speaking...

Ukip Accuse Tories Of Being Too Extreme With Latest Immigration Talk

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK Politics

Tory ministers are poisoning the immigration debate by issuing "offensive" warnings about Britain being "swamped" by immigrants, a senior Ukip figure ...

Dave Caught Out Over 'Myth' That Foreign Workers Take Most UK Jobs

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron has been rebuked by the government's statistics watchdog for claiming that foreign workers take "most new jobs" in Britain. The Prime...

"Refugees Welcome -- Bring Your Families"

Rupert Wolfe-Murray | Posted 10.08.2014 | UK Politics
Rupert Wolfe-Murray

A modern economy needs a constant flow of new labour -- both skilled and unskilled -- and immigration is the only way to get it. Germany, UK and America have built their economies on this and I met a lady from Silicone Valley, the centre of America's IT industry who said her industry's message to the US Government is simple: "give us more Indians."

Ukip MEP 'Treated Migrant Workers Better Than Brits'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Politics

Ukip MEP Nathan Gill, who admitted employing "dozens" of migrants, risks further political embarrassment after one of his ex-exployees accused him of ...

Ukip MEP Admits Employing 'Dozens' Of Filipinos And East Europeans

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Politics

Ukip faced further embarrassment today over revelations that one of its new elected MEPs employed "dozens" of Eastern Europeans, despite the party veh...

National Have A Pint With An Immigrant Day. Yep, It's A Thing

The Huffington Post UK | Hannah Rought | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education

The international students officer for the NUS and immigrant Daniel Stevens is organising a ‘National Have A Pint With An Immigrant Day’. Stev...

Osborne's Own Budget Predicts His Major Migration Pledge Will Fail

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne's own Budget relies on ministers failing on a key Tory pledge to reduce net migration to below 100,000. The Treasury's projections i...

What If It Was You? My Friendship With a Somali Refugee

Karen Campbell | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK
Karen Campbell

Glasgow, the city in which I grew up, has the largest amount of refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland. Although mostly pushed to the periphery, this new wave of Glaswegians are quietly weaving themselves in to the fabric of the city - and none more so than my friend Farida.

Quantum Leap: A Father's Faith

Yassin Alsalman | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Yassin Alsalman

Times are different now. We are a distracted generation. The tension is rising in our nations, as it did during our parents generation. We have been witness to media wars, and wars through media.

Damian Green and the Ever Changing UK Immigration Language and System

Austin Aneke | Posted 06.04.2012 | UK Politics
Austin Aneke

The honorable minister's phrases of "fewer and better", "precisely selective", and "brightest and best", sounds like sifting the grain from the chaff; a complete display of contempt for vulnerable immigrants.