Clean skins: Making the e-Border security assemblage

How do border security practitioners engage with data and technology, and what difficulties or limitations arise from these engagements? MigrationWork director Bastian Vollmer together with William L Allen from the Centre on Migration, Policy, and Society, University of Oxford examine this question in a new paper just published. Read more

Migrants’ Access to Housing Conference, June 2017
Migrants’ Access to Housing Conference, June 2017

Changing the narrative: Migrants' access to housing

Zina Smith, Marketing and Communications Coordinator at Campbell Tickell reflects on the key messages of the first Migrants’ Access to Housing Conference. Read more

Press TV: Brexit: Britain’s Great Escape

MigrationWork director Rachel Marangozov spoke to Press TV for a documentary on Brexit. Read more

Migrants’ Access to Housing Conference, June 2017
Migrants’ Access to Housing Conference, June 2017

Migrant's Access to Housing Conference – Documentation

The first Migrant’s Access to Housing Conference took place on 20 June 2017 and we have since added presentations and photos from the conference to our MigrationWork Knowledge Bank. Read more

Migrants’ Access to Housing Conference 2017
Migrants’ Access to Housing Conference 2017

Migrant's Access to Housing Conference

The last year has been a difficult time for migrants and for housing providers. Housing providers face increasing demands on them to do more with less, while struggling to keep faith with their tenants and to be fair to all. ARHAG and Innisfree housing associations and Praxis Community Projects commissioned MigrationWork to organise a first Migrants’ Access to Housing Conference to explore what we can do. Read more

The Conservatives’ 100k net migration target is an act of self-harm

The Conservative manifesto pledge to cut net migration to less than 100,000 a year along with an end to freedom of movement from the EU will ultimately make it difficult to recruit skilled and unskilled labour from any other country. The target is arbitrary, costly and an act of economic self-harm, says Rachel Marangozov. Read more

Brighton Table Tennis Club – Integration Award Winner in 2016
Brighton Table Tennis Club – Integration Award Winner in 2016

The winners of last year’s Community Integration Awards feature in Huffington Post

Last year’s winners of the Community Integration Awards talk about ping pong, integration and Brexit. Read more

The Guardian: Brexit could make NHS shortage of nurses worse

Whatever form Brexit eventually takes, it could well lead to a reduced supply of labour from the EU. Given the current uncertainty around the status of EU workers, many EU nurses may voluntarily choose not to take up positions in the UK. Read more

Rachel Marangozov discussing integration for all, not just for newcomers
Rachel Marangozov discussing integration for all, not just for newcomers (Source: https://twitter.com/Jamiesha_Maj/status/816965813576024064)

Interim report into integration of immigrants

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Social Integration has launched its first report into how the UK’s immigration system could more effectively promote integration. MigrationWork Director Rachel Marangozov was an adviser, providing input for the report. Read more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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