Blogs by Jan Brulc
The Divided Families day of action will take place in London on 9 July. The day marks the first anniersary of the new family migration rules.
As 2012 draws to a close, it is clear that these are increasingly difficult times for migrants' rights across the world. As outlined by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in a statement today, hostile immigration policies are intensified by the current economic climate, increasing the divisions between migrants and natives in many countries.
The letter was printed in today's Times. As we couldn't find an online copy to share the link here's the original text we submitted to the editor.
Following a news article reporting that Mayor of London was accused of encouraging "health tourism" for producing an easy-to-access information leaflet on how to access medical help in London for migrants, MRN along with 5 leading healthcare charities put together a letter to the editor clarifying some of the facts about migrants and healthcare and calling on the GLA to keep information about access to healthcare available online. MRN, alongside other groups, was involved in the development of the booklet, which was produced by the Greater London Authority and has been endorsed by the Royal College of GPs.