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Immigration

National Police Chiefs’ Council says: “Police will never check a database only to establish a victim’s immigration status”

National Police Chiefs’ Council says: “Police will never check a database only to establish a victim’s immigration status”

Immigration, Specials, UK
In the past year, deportations have been at an all-time high, with long-time UK residents being kicked out of their homes and sent away from their families. This has spread fear amongst immigrants and in turn, deterred them from going to police when they are victims of crimes or witnesses to crimes. National Police Chiefs’ Council Lead for Immigration Crime, Chief Constable Shaun Sawyer told Voice of London: “We have recently set out a clear position on exchanging information about victims of crime with immigration enforcement to encourage a consistent approach across the country.  Chief constables have endorsed this position and are amending local policies accordingly. When someone reports a crime police will always, first and foremost, treat them as a victim.” The lack of t
Steve Bannon, henchman to Europe’s growing nationalist movements, speaks at ‘News Xchange 2018’

Steve Bannon, henchman to Europe’s growing nationalist movements, speaks at ‘News Xchange 2018’

Comment, Immigration, Investigations, Politics, Specials
The European Broadcasting Union, organisers of yearly journalism conference News Xchange, faced heavy criticism this week for giving a platform to the highly divisive figure, Stephen K. Bannon- Voice of London's Memuna Konteh, reports from the conference. Bannon is the ex-chief campaign adviser for President Donald Trump who, since leaving that job has made it his mission to aid national populist movements in Europe; applying the same principles used to help win Trump the White House two years ago. He is also the former editor of syndicated news outlet Breitbart News, whom under Bannon's editorial eye, published headlines such as " Gay rights have made us dumber, it's time to get back in the closet". Many delegates and speakers pulled out of this year’s conference in protest of Bann
Will Trump’s wall become a reality?

Will Trump’s wall become a reality?

Immigration, Investigations, Specials
Image courtesy of DonkeyHotey via Flickr Democratic strategist, Adrienne Elrod denounced Donald Trump’s accusation of democrats’ role in the lack of border security live on Fox News. Trump’s crusade against Mexican immigration continues as he has announced he will be deploying 800 U.S. troops to halt the arrival of a caravan of 5,000 Central American migrants walking through Southern Mexico to the U.S. border. He has recently tweeted that the Democrats are to blame for the incoming caravan because they make it “tough” to “stop people at the Border”. He then followed that with a message to the Caravan declaring: “Go back to your Country and if you want, apply for citizenship like millions of others are doing!” https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1055414972635926528 Th
Post-study Work Visa for International Students

Post-study Work Visa for International Students

Immigration, Politics, Radio, UK, Visa
Words: Fatima Nasir| Subbing: The introduction of stricter visa policies and altercations made to existing visa procedures in regards to post-study work visas in recent years has led to a decrease in international students coming to the United Kingdom for University. A study by the Chartered Association of Business Schools concluded an almost nine percent drop in non-EU international students intake. Business School Heads have stated in the report that international students are increasingly choosing other countries due to Britain's strict post-study work visa policies, which are becoming a 'turn off' and making UK an 'unattractive' and 'difficult' option for prospective students. UK has previously been a hotspot for foreign students due to its diversity, high education standards...
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