MigrationWork News – 2016

The Continuing Shame of Europe: Discourse on Migration Policy in Germany and the UK

  • Bella Kosmala

A new article by MigrationWork Director Bastian Vollmer considers the problem of ongoing deaths at the EU external borders and offers an explanation for how this ‘shame of Europe’ has emerged and why it may still continue to exist. read more

Migrants Don’t ‘Take Jobs’ And Many Sectors Would Struggle Without Them

  • Bella Kosmala

MigrationWork Director Rachel Marangozov presents evidence by the Institute for Employment Studies that debunks the myth that migrants take jobs and impact on the economy. read more

Immigrants told to leave UK face huge hike in fees to appeal decisions

  • Bella Kosmala

Jo Wilding highlights how fee increases for Immigration and Asylum Chambers potentially deny access to justice to people who have been told they need to leave the UK. read more

MW Chair gives keynote at Amnesty International UK - Refugee Summit 8-9 July 2016

  • Bella Kosmala

Richard Stanton from MigrationWork CIC spoke at the Amnesty International UK inaugural Refugee Summit, sharing research on whether and how local, participatory activity can change understandings and attitudes towards refugees and migrants. read more

Ukrainian Migration and the European Union – Dynamics Subjectivity and Politics

  • Bella Kosmala

To migrate or not to migrate: that is the question. Bastian Vollmer’s new book discusses migration in the highly topical context of Ukraine. read more

Community Integration Awards Launch Party

  • Bella Kosmala
  • Community Integration Awards

The Community Integration Awards launched at the vibrant Fashion and Textile Museum in Bermondsey! read more

Rachel Marangozov: “The Argument that EU migrations are a burden to our welfare system is unfounded.”

The true cost of ‘welfare tourism’

  • Bella Kosmala

MigrationWork’s Director Rachel Marangozov questions evidence about existence of ‘welfare tourism’ and finds it lacking. read more

Community Integration Awards – Making Migration Work

Launched: Community Integration Awards 2016 + Launch Event

  • Bella Kosmala
  • Community Integration Awards

MigrationWork Trust proudly presents the Community Integration Awards 2016 – a new initiative celebrating examples of good community integration and cohesion in the United Kingdom. read more

My family and other bad migrants

  • Bella Kosmala

MigrationWork’s Director Sue Lukes spoke at TEDxEastEnd and, drawing on her own family’s personal history of the Holocaust, reflected on the idea of “good” and “bad” migrants then and today. read more

Quality of legal services for asylum seekers

  • Bella Kosmala

The Solicitors Research Authority has published new research on the quality of legal advice provided to asylum seekers. MigrationWork CIC was one of the research partners. read more

UTC Mannheim, 17-19 February 2016

Richard Stanton at the Urban Thinkers Campus

  • Bella Kosmala

MigrationWork CIC’s Chair Richard Stanton gave an ‘impulse’ keynote talk at the UTC Mannheim in Germany on 18 February. read more

How does the UK decide who gets asylum?

  • Bella Kosmala

MigrationWork Associate Jo Wilding explains in a guest post at “The Conversation”. read more

Coming soon: Community Integration Awards

  • Bella Kosmala
  • Community Integration Awards

In preparation and coming soon: the Community Integration Awards by MigrationWork!