UK

There is no magic immigration tap to fix the worker shortage

There is no magic immigration tap to fix the worker shortage

Britain is finally admitting it wants foreign workers. It’s forgetting to ask a vital question: Do foreign workers want Britain?

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Economy
The true citizens of nowhere

The true citizens of nowhere

Citizenship isn't belonging to one nation or a few. It's giving up a bit of the self for the collective.

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Covid-19
New travel rules: Brits can go play around the world... but the world is not welcome here

New travel rules: Brits can go play around the world... but the world is not welcome here

Only those vaccinated by the NHS will be spared quarantine in England. Changes once again fall short for transnational families.

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Travel
Episode 35: The unkept promises of the Windrush scandal, with Amelia Gentleman

Episode 35: The unkept promises of the Windrush scandal, with Amelia Gentleman

In 2018, Amelia Gentleman revealed the Windrush scandal. Three years on, does Britain treat its immigrants any better?

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Podcast

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
UK
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
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
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