…nd tragic situation. But it fits neatly, all too conveniently, into the "good immigrant" narrative. This narrative reinforces the idea that immigrants are only entitled to minimally decent treatment if they are morally impeccable, net tax contributors for many years, working for such places as the House of Commons or the NHS, and if they don't presume to be equal to their hosts.
…ll of these issues from 10 feet above, even though they were the wallpaper of my own personal hell. When I suggested, “What about a story on how men can talk to other men about misogyny?” I was really screaming inside, my hands sweating, grasped into the tiniest, hardest fists under the table.
Considering the incompetence of the Home Office and its current Hostile Environment policy (https://www.the3million.org.uk/hostile-environment) we are worried that the EU citizens most at risk such as carers, people with disability or elderlies will struggle while anybody could be at the receiving end of an erroneous deportation letter.
…e need to accept that their reasons were valid. Yet opinion pieces like these do this all the time, “We need to accept the grievances of white working class”, they say "And therefore Brexit needs to go ahead/immigration needs to be reduced, etc". I am particularly puzzled by Orr's claim that free movement would not be not reciprocal. She writes…