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Ethnic minority MPs: UK government must tackle immigration fears

17:52 10/06/2014
Two high-profile MPs from ethnic minority backgrounds have said that the UK government must tackle voters' fears about immigration. Both MPs are the sons of immigrants. Sajid Javid, a Conservative MP...

UK announces £6m plan to help immigrants learn English

19:07 15/11/2013
The UK's Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has announced a controversial new scheme aimed at helping immigrants with little or no English to improve their language skills. Research has shown that...

UK immigration research shows 50% of English population lives in high migration areas

15:01 11/07/2013
The UK's Home Office has released research which shows that 50% of the population of England and Wales (but not Scotland) lives in 'areas of relatively high migration'. A further 30% lives in areas...

University to study opportunities arising from UK immigration 'superdiversity'

10:27 17/06/2013
A new institute has been established at Birmingham University in the English Midlands to research into 'superdiversity'. The Institute for Research into Superdiversity (also known as IRIS) is headed...

UK PM pledges to curb access to judicial review in immigration cases

11:07 28/11/2012
David Cameron has announced that the UK government is to reform the 'judicial review' court procedure. This will have a significant effect on thousands of immigration cases. Judicial review is a...

BBC warns people against using two UK immigration firms

12:21 24/10/2012
A BBC investigation has revealed that a UK immigration advisory firm took fees for services it did not provide. Former employees say that they were encouraged to lie to clients. The investigation has...

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