Monthly archives: November, 2013

Call out: Demonstrate Against the Immigration Bill 18th December

    ***stop press***Green Party leader to speak at rally Town Hall 12.30pm Join the regional demonstration against the Immigration BIll in Sheffield on December 18th, International Migrants Day.   Meet at the bottom of The Moor S1 4PL (near new market) at 12noon. March to the Town Hall arriving at 12.30 then to UK …

Nick Clegg and the Immigration Bill

Representatives of five of Sheffield’s migrant-rights and support groups met Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg in his Sheffield constituency office days after the Immigration Bill had its second reading in Parliament. The Bill, introduced by Home Secretary Theresa May, aims to “create a really hostile environment” for people she calls “illegal migrants”. In particular it …

Rats in the “asylum market”: Time to cancel the COMPASS contract

On November 8 three G4S immigration detention centre officials at Brook House were found to have forged documents relating to an asylum seeker who was about to be deported. It could have cost the man his life. On November 5 the Home Office announced a 30% increase in the G4S contract at …Brook House. The …

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