"I have never welcomed the weakening of family ties by politics or pressure" - Nelson Mandela.
"He who travels for love finds a thousand miles no longer than one" - Japanese proverb.
"Everyone has the right to respect for his private and family life, his home and his correspondence." - Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
"When people's love is divided by law, it is the law that needs to change". -
David Cameron.

Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Today's links

Canadian immigration sued by Chinese migrants over processing delays.

http://www.emigrate.co.uk/news/20130204-5998_chinese-migrants-sue-canadian-immigration-department-
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https://twitter.com/APPGMigration tweets : We're preparing for our family migration inquiry first oral evidence session. The response has been overwhelming.

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https://twitter.com/19pst tweets : This is beautiful. Over 3% of world population live outside their country. Snapshot Of Human Migration Around The World http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-01/snapshot-human-migration-infographic

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http://twitter.com/freemvntblog tweets : Woman dies as a result of being left without care after UKBA raid on care provider http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-21340238?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

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Four children found in refrigerated lorry suffering from hypothermia : http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2013/feb/05/four-children-refrigerated-lorry-hypothermia
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Romanian protests in Revolutionary Square at Britain's immigration threat.

The people of Bucharest saw UK as beacon of fairness but Whitehall's threats to bar immigrants are changing that.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/feb/02/romania-protests-immigration-revolutionary-square?CMP=twt_gu

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Malaysia accused over deporting Uighur asylum seekers to China.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/feb/05/malaysia-uighur-asylum-seekers-china
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Selective zero-tolerance: is Greece really a democracy anymore?

http://www.newstatesman.com/world-affairs/2013/02/selective-zero-tolerance-greece-really-democracy-anymore
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'The government is telling us that the coming Romanians and Bulgarians are ill-educated, parasitic benefit tourists. These people deserve better.'

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2013/feb/05/uk-bulgarian-romanian-immigration-shame
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https://twitter.com/rovingbandit tweets : #ImmigrationTweetDay my grandma came to UK an unaccompanied child speaking no English. She went to UCL & spent her life working as a doctor
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https://twitter.com/bengidley tweets : Dr Jenny Phillimore, Director of https://twitter.com/IRiS_Birmingham, speaks to BBC on #superdiversity in Birmingham http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-21199571
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https://twitter.com/bengidley tweets : Another tragic migrant worker tale from the Gulf: 21 workers die in horrific UAE road accident. http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/emergencies/morning-horror-on-al-ain-road-1.1141987
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https://twitter.com/jdportes tweets : UK will not be "open for business" until govt reverses growth-reducing immigration policy:  www.ft.com/cms/s/78969bcc-6ebd-11e2-9ded-00144feab49a
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https://twitter.com/jcwinews tweets : UKBA repeatedly stomp over line between evidence & denigration. This has been happening for ages, it must stop now.  http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/02/04/gay-and-lesbian-asylum-seekers-sex-films-prove-_n_2615428.html

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https://twitter.com/donflynnmrn tweets : Important conference coming up: 'EU Accession Migration: The experience of the West Midlands' http://www.migrantsrights.org.uk/events/2013/eu-accession-migration-experience-west-midlands

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https://twitter.com/MigrantVoiceUK tweets : Good day when https://twitter.com/NelsonMandela follows you! Welcome!

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