Marina Antony-Newman discusses the value of plurilingual immigrant parents and what we can learn from their linguistic practices. Continue reading Multilingual Europe and its plurilingual immigrant parents
Based on an analysis of British mainstream print media coverage between 2006-2013, Dr Denny Pencheva examines how constructive engagement with EU nationals in the UK today is complicated by a history of divisive, racialised rhetoric, and persistent negative stereotyping of Eastern Europeans by the UK press, and argues for a more responsible approach to public debates on immigration, by politicians and the media. Continue reading What to do with (Eastern) Europeans after Brexit?
Mette Louise Berg lays out some of the SOLIDARITIES project’s initial findings about migrant experiences of dispersal and waiting. Continue reading ‘We are also human just like you’ — dispersal and waiting in the asylum system
This LGBT+ History Month, Aydan Greatrick, ESRC-funded PhD Candidate at UCL, explores the challenges queer refugees and support organisations have faced in Germany since 2015. Continue reading Supporting LGBTQ+ asylum seekers in Germany: a story of hope and contradiction
Very few British people know about restrictions on freedom of movement allowed under existing EU regulations. Yet when they learn about the EU’s “three-month rule”, two-thirds (64%) say it would provide “enough control” over EU immigration. And 67% say that they would support the introduction of ID cards if it meant the authorities could enforce restrictions applied in other EU countries. Tessa Buchanan (UCL), Lee de-Wit (University of Cambridge) and Alan Renwick (UCL Constitution Unit) discuss the findings. Continue reading What policy do British voters want on EU immigration? Is there a hidden consensus?