Isabelle Roughol

Isabelle Roughol

Journalist. Founder & host of Borderline. Former international editor of LinkedIn, foreign editor at Le Figaro, reporter at The Cambodia Daily. Global soul, messy accent.

We are one (literally)

We are one (literally)

A new format for Borderline's first birthday. This week, the EU settlement scheme, Refugee Week, Kamala Harris, the G7 and the Fastly outage. Tuck in.

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Behind the scenes

The UK's latest immigration data in a bunch of charts

Without further commentary, some annotated charts of the UK Home Office Q1 immigration data. Where we learn that every single metric is very much down down and add a little context to the headlines. In 2019, the UK received one asylum application for every 1,449 resident, less than half

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Episode 34: Wtf is going on at the Home Office? with Daniel Trilling

Episode 34: Wtf is going on at the Home Office? with Daniel Trilling

It’s scandal after scandal for one of Britain’s biggest ministries and an obstacle course for immigrants who encounter it. Why is the Home Office like this?

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Immigration
Episode 34: The full uncut interview with Daniel Trilling

Episode 34: The full uncut interview with Daniel Trilling

It’s scandal after scandal for one of Britain’s biggest ministries and an obstacle course for immigrants who encounter it. Why is the Home Office like this?

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Immigration
Tim Martin knows exactly what he's doing. / Members' letter #17

Tim Martin knows exactly what he's doing. / Members' letter #17

The Wetherspoon boss defends a world where immigration is not a right of individuals, but a privilege of employers.

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Immigration
The post-Brexit immigration scheme ends in a month. Its flaws could show up in a decade.

The post-Brexit immigration scheme ends in a month. Its flaws could show up in a decade.

Here are all the ways the EU Settlement Scheme could be a slow-motion crash. (It may well not be. We just won't know for a while.)

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Immigration

"Good stuff doesn't float to the top, it claws its way to the middle" / Members' letter #16

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Behind the scenes
Yes, Europeans are being turned away at UK borders. Not all Europeans though.

Yes, Europeans are being turned away at UK borders. Not all Europeans though.

Four out of five EU nationals refused entry to the United Kingdom since Brexit are from Eastern Europe.

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Immigration

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