Category Archives: law

Migration, housing & planning

This paper by John Burnett of the Institute of Race Relations examines the likely impact of the recent UK legislation on housing, planning and migration (Housing and Planning Bill 2015 and the Immigration Bill 2015) on the inner-city communities of … Continue reading

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Migration, Mexico, and the US

It’s always worth remembering that many parts of what now is the US were part of Mexico in the past. As I mentioned in a previous post, before 1965 immigration law was based on ‘racial/national’ discrimination. Based on immigration flows from … Continue reading

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The difficulty of migrating to the US legally

How difficult is it to migrate to the US?

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The UK Coalition Government on Immigration & Asylum

From the summary of the Report by the House of Commons’ Library on the Coalition Government changes to immigration and asylum legislation, the following are some of the changes the Home Office carried out during the coalition government (2010-2015): • … Continue reading

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Migration and Welfare Benefits

Highlights from a summary of the facts on migrants’ access to benefits by Madeleine Sumption and William Allen of the Migration Observatory in collaboration with Full Fact. Most non-EEA nationals who are subject to immigration control are not allowed access to “public … Continue reading

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EU Free Movement – the law

Excellent article analysing the legality of changing EU free movement of people. Please read the full article. I report some extracts: “The central proposal of Open Europe today is that newly-arrived EU citizens should be denied equal treatment as regards out-of-work or … Continue reading

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Immigration Act 2014: Healthcare

Briefing on the provisions related to Heathcare from the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association: From The Conversation: by Prof. David Stuckler (University of Oxford) and Dr. Sarah Steele (Queen Mary University of London) The Immigration Act 2014 “will implement an NHS … Continue reading

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