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Two Years On: Impact of Anti-Immigration Campaigns

| Saturday, March 28th, 2015 | 1 Comment »
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Public meeting to discuss the impact of the ‘The Go Home Vans’ and other Anti-Immigrant Campaigns on minority communities Southall Black Sisters jointly with Southall Community Alliance invite you to a public meeting on Wednesday 8th April 2015 at Southall Town Hall at 6pm to debate and discuss the legacy and impact of the controversial anti-immigrant campaigns, including the ‘Go

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BME women shun politicians’ scaremongering over immigration

| Thursday, March 5th, 2015 | 1 Comment »
DEMONSTRATION AGAINST THE UKBA AND ITS ‘GO HOME’ POSTERS

What do women think? A view from Ealing/Hounslow By Sukhwant Dhaliwal via Mapping Immigration Controversy A research project mapping the unfolding controversy of Home Office immigration campaigns As the Labour Party’s Pink Bus gets on its merry way, there is growing speculation about how women will vote at the General Election and what we know about their main concerns. A poll

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I am an Immigrant

| Thursday, February 12th, 2015 | No Comments »
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I am an Immigrant Poster Campaign by MAX – Movement Against Xenophobia Please be a part of this campaign – Pledge your support What is the poster campaign? Immigrants are part of the fabric of our society. It’s time to celebrate, not vilify them. The ‘I am an immigrant’ poster campaign is a response to the increased anti-immigration rhetoric occurring

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Theresa May’s racist song sheet

| Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 | 1 Comment »
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Why we are demonstrating on 24th October Update: ‘Go home’ billboard vans not a success, says Theresa May The demo is going ahead. The withdrawal of the Go Home Vans represents a small victory but we must shame this government into realising that its entire agenda on immigration is profoundly racist and unjust. The current regressive and draconian immigration policies

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Demo against the UKBA and it’s ‘Go Home’ posters

| Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 | 2 Comments »
DEMONSTRATION AGAINST THE UKBA AND ITS ‘GO HOME’ POSTERS

Southall Black Sisters Protest against Racist Immigration Laws and Tactics JOIN US ON 24TH OCTOBER 2013 FOR A MASS DEMONSTRATION AGAINST THE UKBA AND ITS ‘GO HOME’ POSTERS EATON HOUSE, 581 Staines Road, Hounslow, Middx TW4 5DL From 10.30am to 12.30pm (Our Tradition, Struggle not Submission) On 2nd August Southall Black Sisters took to the streets to protest against the UKBA’s

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Go Home Campaign Public Meeting

| Thursday, September 12th, 2013 | No Comments »
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Public meeting on supporting Immigrants in London Following on from the outrage about the Go Home vans and the immigration spot checks at transport hubs around London, a public meeting has been organised in Southall by RAMFEL, Migrant Rights Network, AARX and Southall Black Sisters to support refugee and migrant activists and interested individuals. The meeting will: provide an update

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SBS opposes immigration raid in Southall

| Friday, August 2nd, 2013 | 16 Comments »
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UKBA: RACIST AND DISCRIMINATORY On 1 August 2013, a UKBA immigration enforcement vehicle was parked near our office. We were having a support group meeting at the time with women who use our centre. We were all so enraged by it that we emerged from our building and followed the vehicles around Southall shouting “this is racist”. Many of the

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Domestic Violence and Immigration Advice Surgeries

| Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 | No Comments »
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Hammersmith and Fulham Law Centre Update June 2014: For updated forms, for clients and agencies please go to Immigration Advice Surgery SBS Domestic Violence and Immigration Outreach Service are being provided by trained domestic violence advocates at Southall Black Sisters and qualified Immigration solicitors from Hammersmith & Fulham Law Centre. Our partnership with Hammersmith & Fulham Law Centre is a long

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SBS opposes the government’s proposals on family migration

| Friday, May 18th, 2012 | No Comments »
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SBS joins one of several groups in opposing the government’s recent proposals on family migration in an open letter to the Times Editor For full transcript of the letter go to http://www.migrantsrights.org.uk/blog/2012/05/home-office-plans-are-too-harsh-letter-editor  

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Immigration policy on forced marriage is unlawful

| Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 | 4 Comments »
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Landmark Supreme Court Ruling: Immigration policy on forced marriage is unlawful Southall Black Sisters welcomes the judgment in the Quila and Bibi* case. The Supreme Court has stated that the government’s ban on non-EU spouses under the age of 21 from entering the UK, is an unlawful interference on a couple’s right to respect for private and family life. SBS

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