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‘Totally bonkers’


Last Wednesday (February 19) UniteLive highlighted the government's new 'points-based' immigration system. Now, we investigate further with a series of features about what these new plans... Read More
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‘Unite and fight for it’


As Labour Party delegates held a debate on the final day of conference on Wednesday (September 25) about immigration, Unite delegate Neelam Verma explains why she... Read More
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Another Windrush?


Unite members from the EU have been urged to contact the union’s immigration helpline if they have concerns about living and working in the UK... Read More
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‘Fear, hope and loss’


Britain’s divisions along cultural, education and economic lines were laid bare in a new wide-ranging study by anti-extremism campaigning group Hope Not Hate.   The... Read More
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‘Stand together now’


On Tuesday (September 11) TUC conference delegates debated strategies for ending the Tory government’s ‘hostile environment’ immigration policy especially in light of the recent Windrush... Read More
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EU nurse ‘exodus’


The Tories' use of EU nationals as “bargaining chips” in the Brexit negotiations caused 10 per cent of European NHS nurses to resign last year,... Read More
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‘Catastrophic consequences’


The Conservative’s plan to reduce immigration to the tens of thousands would cause “catastrophic economic consequences”, a study by an employer-backed think tank shows.  ... Read More
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Yet more uncertainty


Prime minister Theresa May gave her clearest picture yet of what the government will be seeking as it leaves the European Union yesterday (January 17)... Read More
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More in common


The Immigration Act 2016 went through Parliament with little fanfare in May — but its consequences are dire for not only recent migrants but also... Read More
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Refugee solidarity


Unite is backing delegations by Stand Up To Racism the first of which will travel to Calais on Saturday (5 September).   The group is... Read More
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Dots on the map?


Despite David Cameron announcing the UK will provide settlement for "thousands more" Syrian refugees there's no doubt we have come to the Harry Lime moment... Read More
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Uniting migrant workers


It’s never been harder to be a migrant in this country.   From anti-migrant legislation—such as changes in 2010 to the domestic worker visa, which... Read More
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Obscene narrative


The Tories and their Ukip protégés run on an empty platform of hatred against our country’s most oppressed—from migrants to the working poor to ethnic... Read More
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