Immigration & asylum

Immigration & asylum

Apr
20
We need to start telling better stories about immigration

We need to start telling better stories about immigration

"Storytelling is the only place where nuance can happen," says Jose Antonio Vargas
4 min read
Apr
19
052 | Jose Antonio Vargas | Telling the full, messy story of immigration

052 | Jose Antonio Vargas | Telling the full, messy story of immigration

"The dehumanization of migrants happens because we haven't heard stories that insist on complexity and nuance"
39 min read
Mar
28
051  | Sonita Gale  | Inside the hostile environment

051 | Sonita Gale | Inside the hostile environment

Filmmaker Sonita Gale follows people whose lives were upended by the UK's immigration system.
25 min read
Mar
07
Why I've been waiting 100 days for settled status

Why I've been waiting 100 days for settled status

The Home Office has massive backlogs and hundreds of thousands of people are waiting.
6 min read
Mar
02
The triumph of “What’s in it for us?” immigration policy

The triumph of “What’s in it for us?” immigration policy

"Let them pick fruit" is not a slip up. It's a philosophy.
3 min read
Mar
02
050 | Colin Yeo | The UK's very low bar on Ukrainian refugees

050 | Colin Yeo | The UK's very low bar on Ukrainian refugees

"It's not that the UK has done absolutely nothing. It's just _almost_ absolutely nothing."
23 min read
Feb
24
049 | Michael Rain | What not fitting in can teach you

049 | Michael Rain | What not fitting in can teach you

A conversation with Michael Rain on multiculturalism as a superpower, growing up a Black immigrant in America and why humility is outdated
29 min read
Dec
09
Joe Biden campaigned on massive immigration reform. Is he delivering?

Joe Biden campaigned on massive immigration reform. Is he delivering?

The Trump administration upended immigration law and processes. Its legacy is a complex web to untangle, says Susan Cohen.
2 min read
Dec
08
048 | Susan J. Cohen | Donald Trump's immigration legacy

048 | Susan J. Cohen | Donald Trump's immigration legacy

Joe Biden campaigned on massive immigration reform. Here's what he's inherited, what he's already changed... and what he still hasn't.
27 min read
Dec
02
You’re probably wrong about refugees

You’re probably wrong about refugees

Busting some common myths and assumptions about asylum-seekers and Channel crossings
3 min read