Last October, around 233 daily arrests were recorded of Salvadorans trying to cross the southern border of El Salvador without the necessary papers (known as ‘illegally’). The number of those who successfully made it is unknown. Luis Beatón During the 31 days of October, arrests rose to 7,250 […]
Times are changing and governments and some trade unions are crawling along to catch up. Sub-contracted work deprives workers in service industries of their most basic rights to security and often to physical and mental safety.
New unions and workers’ cooperatives are a way forward, neglected since the 1970s.
Language is both part of identity and also an easy means for others to treat an immigrant as an outsider: “You don’t belong here”. Film director Melanie Pereira talks about the impact on her and her friends of speaking Luzembourgish with an accent, and how in London one of them […]
Five young women talk about growing up in a very multicultural society yet feeling they don’t belong there nor in the country their parents came from. One of them directs a film in which they share intimate details of their feelings. The film becomes part of their process of adaptation to new identities.
Latin Elephant, a non-profit organisation, represents the interests of the Latino and other communities of colour in urban regeneration processes in South London. Its work over the years has been persistent and arduous and has significant achievements. Registered with the Charity Commission in 2014, it arose out of a […]