UK Migrants

17 Calais Migrants Who Want To Steal Your Job, Your Money And Your House

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK

Well actually, we couldn't find any examples of migrants in Calais who intended to do this but here are a few other reasons they are trying so despera...

The Top-Secret Government Plans For When Migrant Nurses Are Kicked Out

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Comedy

In what has been dubbed a "completely illogical" move, the government has announced plans to kick out migrants who have lived in the UK for more than ...

Daily Mail Readers Are Disgusted That Bare-Handed Migrants Are Making Their Sandwiches

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK

Daily Mail readers across the country were presumably dusting off their lunchboxes on Monday morning after the paper informed them of what really happ...

These Tweets About Migrants Being Rescued Will Make You Despair For Humanity

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 07.06.2015 | UK

The Royal Navy's HMS Bulwark is currently engaged in operations to rescue migrants off the coast of Libya. Update - HMS Bulwark has been involved i...

This Is What Britain First Supporters Think Of Migrants Fleeing Islamic State

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK

The most popular nationalist Facebook page in the UK has voiced its anger in response to a Daily Mail article highlighting the plight of migrants flee...

Royal Baby Cynicism Isn't An Excuse For Images of Dead Babies

Sophia Eribo | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK
Sophia Eribo

As I scrolled through my Facebook timeline on Saturday afternoon, there it was - an image of a little, black girl, fully-clothed in a bright pink tutu...

UK Elections 2015: Why Let Migrants Out?

Amjad Saleem | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Politics
Amjad Saleem

Genuine cross cultural, diaspora partnerships, give back to both donors and recipients, who realise that cultural contacts alter fundamentally the way in which they interact, giving them the power and strength to work cooperatively.

Death on the Mediterranean: One Teenage Migrant's Story

Secunder Kermani | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK
Secunder Kermani

I spent the last week on the Italian islands of Lampedusa and Sicily - both on the frontlines of migration to Europe from Libya. There I met migrants from countries as diverse as Syria, Eritrea, Bangladesh and Sudan. All risked their lives travelling across the Mediterranean.

Is the Risk to the Human Rights Act Over-Hyped?

Sonya Sceats | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Politics
Sonya Sceats

The Conservatives have so far refrained from fully 'weaponizing' the Human Rights Act in the election and the prospect of repeal in the next Parliament is scant. But it is still vital to speak out about the role of the Act in protecting vulnerable people including torture survivors seeking sanctuary in this country.

UN Human Rights Boss Blasts Katie Hopkins For Likening Migrants To 'Cockroaches'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has added his voice to the building wave of disgust aimed at Katie Hopkins. Jordanian Zeid Ra'ad Al Huss...

Miliband Called Out For 'Outrageous And Disgraceful' Migrant Deaths Speech

PA | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK

David Cameron "bears some responsibility" for the stream of refugees fleeing to Europe from Libya, Ed Miliband insisted as he dismissed Tory claims th...

Has Katie Hopkins Finally Been Silenced?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK

Following a week-long backlash of furious vitriol, Katie Hopkins appears - perhaps for the time first time ever - to be lost for words. The profes...

It's Time for the UK to Stand Up for Migrants

Natalie Bennett | Posted 21.06.2015 | UK Politics
Natalie Bennett

It is time for the UK to take a stand. It is time to recognise the shared responsibility we have. Instead of shirking our duty to ensuring a peaceful, stable world, we must step forward. The UK must pledge adequate funding to help with search-and-rescue missions in the Mediterranean. The UK must take far more than the 143 Syrian refugees resettled here in 2014. The UK must move away from the toxic, damaging and extreme language that now surrounds immigration and remember that it is only by an accident of birth that we do not face the terrifying and difficult decision faced by those who undertake the Mediterranean crossing.

Russell Brand Has A Surprising Reaction To Katie Hopkins' Migrant Boat Column

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK

Russell Brand says we must "be really loving" towards Katie Hopkins, despite also claiming that her controversial column on 400 migrants who drowned i...

Katie Hopkins Just Raised More Than £13,000 For Those 'Cockroach Migrants'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Russell Brand Has A Surprising Reaction To Katie Hopkins' Migrant Boat Column It's Official: 200,000 People Want The Sun To Sack Katie Hopk...

It's Official: 200,000 People Want The Sun To Sack Katie Hopkins

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK

A petition calling for The Sun columnist Katie Hopkins to be sacked has reached the milestone of 200,000 signatures. The petition refer...

Press Watchdog Had Never Received This Many Complaints... Until THAT Katie Hopkins Column

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK

UPDATE: It's Official: 200,000 People Want The Sun To Sack Katie Hopkins The press watchdog has received an unprecedented number of complaints over...

More Than 165,000 People Want Katie Hopkins Sacked From The Sun For THAT Column

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Russell Brand Has A Surprising Reaction To Katie Hopkins' Migrant Boat Column It's Official: 200,000 People Want The Sun To Sack Katie Hopk...

Even 700 Drowned Migrants Isn't Enough To Stop Katie Hopkins Ranting

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Chris York | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK

Katie Hopkins has defended her hugely controversial article in which she described migrants as cockroaches even as news emerged that 700 people may ha...

UKHIP's Calais Flotilla: Donations & Evictions

Amy Corcoran | Posted 31.05.2015 | UK
Amy Corcoran

On 28th March UKHIP's flotilla of solidarity made its way to Calais in a convoy which included a van full of donations - both given and bought with the funds raised by the crowdfunding campaign. Spirits were high as we made our way to the coast, two months of preparation finally coming together

Sickening Footage Shows 'Migrants' Being Brutally Beaten At Calais

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK

Horrific footage purporting to show immigrants being dragged from a truck and beaten at the port of Calais has emerged. The film was posted to Fac...

Hostile Migration Debate Affecting EU Citizens in UK

Alina Rzepnikowska | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK Politics
Alina Rzepnikowska

Blaming EU citizens for the effects of UK public sector cuts and poor policies ignores the real value of EU migration, victimises migrants, and serves no useful purpose for the country either.

Immigration and the Importance of Maintaining Our Romance With the EU

David Ready | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Politics
David Ready

With Immigration remaining a significant area of debate in the UK, I assessed the pros and cons of immigration in my interview with Private Law Editor, Amy Ling, exploring the possibilities that immigration allows to students, how it is affects our current housing market and the issue of whether migrants should adapt to British values.

Leave the EU? We'd Rather Leave the UK If Ukip Comes Into Power!

Marta Krupinska | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Politics
Marta Krupinska

As a hardworking Polish migrant in Britain, the thought of Nigel Farage sticking on the kettle at Number 10 is a terrifying thought. But, like the million viewers across the country who tuned in, we were forced to picture this distressing scenario during Channel 4's UKIP: The First 100 Days last Monday.

Life in the 'Jungles' of Calais

Amy Corcoran | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK
Amy Corcoran

After leaving the camp, we walked again down desolate roads, hemmed in by huge grey fences, towards the town. We were silenced by what we had seen. I walked a few steps ahead for a moment as I fought back tears.