"We need a Labour government that will champion a humanitarian approach to refugees, defend the right to asylum & take action against the crises of climate change, war, persecution & poverty."
Local councillors can play a key role in strengthening community relationships, countering far-right division and fostering a spirit of unity, writes the Migrant Champions Network.
"We need to defend the asylum-seekers and their rights, and call out all the reactionary politicians who are willing to play roulette with people’s lives."
“With some in the labour movement arguing for a strategy of giving ground to the myths and vitriol around this issue, it's crucial that a strong lead is given in the fight against the politics of division.”
Over 60 trade unions and migrant organisations challenge the government's plan to fund a public sector pay rise through higher NHS and visa fees for migrants.
"The essentially repressive approach of the police, & legislative changes introduced in 2017 on the use of service weapons, are exacerbating what the population is experiencing from in terms of discrimination & racist practices."
"There is a vital role for education to play in helping young people to understand the histories of the Windrush generation & that immigration is positive for the country" - the NEU celebrates 75 years since the arrival of the Windrush.
"Elite private schools, banks, and country homes were all built on the back of slavery and colonialism. Even now, we are only just beginning to reckon with this history and understand its linkages with the present."
Cultural figures including comedian Frankie Boyle, author Irvine Welsh and singer Iona Fyfe join SUTR and the STUC in showing solidarity with asylum seekers against far-right intimidation.
Sabby Dhalu, Stand Up To Racism, tackles Home Secretary Suella Braverman's "racist propaganda campaign" after her speech at the National Conservative Conference this week.