Immigration

Immigration systems and policies, stories of immigrants and how to make it through the maze.

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
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
Beyoncé, Nicolas Cage and the 1335 other people worthy of fast-track UK immigration

Beyoncé, Nicolas Cage and the 1335 other people worthy of fast-track UK immigration

An immigration system that promises to reliably pick winners can only pick those who've already won.

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Immigration
Episode 30: Should we abolish borders? With Leah Cowan

Episode 30: Should we abolish borders? With Leah Cowan

The border isn’t a line on the periphery of the country, says Leah Cowan, author of Border Nation. It is a fog that covers all of society and can descend upon you at any time if you’re an immigrant or racialized as “other.” It wasn’t always thus

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Immigration
Episode 26: One refugee family's 30-year quest for home, with Ty McCormick

Episode 26: One refugee family's 30-year quest for home, with Ty McCormick

Asad Husein was born in the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya. Today he’s a student at Princeton University. His story is a miracle of grit and luck. It didn’t have to be that hard. Asad and Marian’s family fled conflict in Somalia and found refuge in eastern

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
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