A selection of recent media reports


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Parents' despair at squeeze on places: Up to four in ten children denied their first choice primary …
...they wanted for their children, amid a shortage of places driven by immigration and the last decade s baby boom. Hundreds of youngsters are yet...
Mail On Sunday (17-Apr-2014)

Two-thirds of illegal immigrants held in custody after tip-offs remain in UK
...show. Home Office statistics reveal that of the 4,535 arrests for immigration offences last year following calls from the public, nearly 3,000 suspects...
Express.co.uk (17-Apr-2014)

Illegal immigrant who strangled and raped his pregnant girlfriend then wrote 'die b***h' above her h…
Illegal immigrant who strangled and raped his pregnant girlfriend then wrote 'die b***h' above her head after she told him to leave their home...
Mail On Sunday (17-Apr-2014)

Rape trial of Dagenham illegal immigrant collapses
Rape trial of Dagenham illegal immigrant collapses The trial of an illegal immigrant accused of repeatedly raping a woman has collapsed . To send...
Barking and Dagenham Post (17-Apr-2014)

'Shame' of migrant deportations
'Shame' of migrant deportations Only a third of immigration arrests following tip-offs from the public resulted in deportations last year, official...
The Bury Times (17-Apr-2014)

Labour will bring in a new approach to immigration
Labour will bring in a new approach to immigration David Cameron is failing on his net migration target and numbers have gone up. David Cameron ...
Graham Jones MP (17-Apr-2014)

Ringleader of gang organising visa weddings for cash jailed after being caught at his OWN fake marri…
...month visa with his wife and three children. But after two failed immigration applications in 2009 and 2011 he was caught trying to marry a Czech...
Mail On Sunday (17-Apr-2014)

Is missing marathon girl seeking asylum? Sierra Leone's fastest ever 5,000 and 10,000 metre runner d…
Is missing marathon girl seeking asylum? Sierra Leone's fastest ever 5,000 and 10,000 metre runner disappears after finishing 20th in London ...
Mail On Sunday (15-Apr-2014)

130,000 shortfall in primary school places as migration and birth rates soar
...130,000 primary school places are needed within three years due to soaring immigration and a high birth rate, figures reveal. An extra 130,000...
Mail On Sunday (12-Apr-2014)

Government forgot to count 350,000 migrants in major blunder
...airports. This now means that between 2001 and 2011 2.5million migrants made their way to the UK. The Office of National Statistics has revealed ...
Daily Star (11-Apr-2014)

We'll lock up the brutal gangmasters, says Labour: Party calls for jail terms for sweatshop owners w…
...illegal immigrants Employers who engage in the wholesale exploitation of illegal immigrant workers would face automatic jail terms, Labour will...
Mail On Sunday (10-Apr-2014)

Labour's pledge to end restrictions on foreign students will increase its appeal to business
...The party's promise to exclude overseas students from any future immigration target puts it on the right side of the economic argument. David...
NewStatesman (10-Apr-2014)

Theresa May defeated over asylum seeker benefits
Theresa May defeated over asylum seeker benefits The home secretary has lost a High Court battle over the financial support given to the poorest...
BBC News UK (09-Apr-2014)

Spring surge: Africans risk lives to reach Europe
...another 700 numbers unheard of in the past. The increasing pressure of African immigration is felt across Europe, with the U.N. reporting a 300...
Mail Online (09-Apr-2014)

Government reveals new crackdown on migrant child benefits
Government reveals new crackdown on migrant child benefits IMMIGRANTS must live in the UK for at least three months to get child benefit and...
Express.co.uk (09-Apr-2014)

Closing the doors to foreign students

Financial Times Print Edition (Europe) (08-Apr-2014)

Trafficked children need guardians
...Chief executive, Asylum Aid, Celia Clarke Director, Bail for Immigration Detainees, Puja Darbari UK director of strategy, Barnardos, Bridget.. .
The Guardian (06-Apr-2014)

Married couples separated by German language test
...including conversational German and some reading and writing skills . "If an immigrant doesn't have to start from scratch but already knows how to...
Mail Online (06-Apr-2014)

Passengers bypass immigration in blunder at Birmingham Airport
Passengers bypass immigration in blunder at Birmingham Airport An investigation is underway after a security blunder at Birmingham International...
ITV.com (05-Apr-2014)

Yashika Bageerathi: a humane asylum policy should be led by law, not emotion
Yashika Bageerathi: a humane asylum policy should be led by law, not emotion Yashika Bageerathi's deportation seemed harsh but so would many ...
The Guardian (05-Apr-2014)

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