For all its Christian heritage, the UK seeks to exclude the weak and vulnerable as unsuitable migrants to this country. Jesus Christ, an immigrant child with young parents and a questionable story would not stand a chance! … More Jesus Christ, immigrant
The hostile environment both fails to successfully tackle illegal immigration and makes life difficult for the very people who are instrumental to preventing illegal immigration by developing their homelands. … More The Hostile Environment: an expensive own goal?
Illegal migrants crossing into Europe from sub-Saharan Africa are most vulnerable to abuse and exploitation simply because of their skin colour … More Dreaming of Europe—the plight of migrants from sub-Saharan Africa
With an estimated 1.6 million foreign-born individuals living in South Africa in 2016, those sentenced for contact crimes make up only 0.21% of the migrant community. This is hardly sound basis for blaming all migrants for the increase in crime … More Xenophobia in South Africa: Are migrants to blame for the increase in crime?
It is undeniable that South Africa has a problem with xenophobia with a worrying trend in recent years of an increase in the number of violent attacks targeted at foreigners of black African descent. … More Why is violent xenophobia on the rise in South Africa?
Remittance flows into developing nations are more than three times that of official development aid and tend to be more stable than private investment or development aid … More Money and the rule of law in Southern Africa