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Wed, 07 Sep 2005 15:31:41 GMTImmigration has contributed half of Britain's population growth in 10 years, according to new research.
Wed, 22 Jun 2005 17:20:35 GMTParents who hire foreign nannies illegally could face £2,000 on-the-spot fines under planned immigration laws.
Mon, 20 Jun 2005 07:52:08 GMTAmnesty International condemns the number of asylum seekers being detained by the government before their claims are heard.
Wed, 01 Jun 2005 19:14:45 GMTThe UK is the top work destination for people from the new EU states, a report says.
Tue, 17 May 2005 11:45:59 GMTThe number of asylum seekers arriving in Britain fell by 17% in the first quarter of 2005, the Home Office says.
Thu, 26 May 2005 16:20:19 GMTTwo people involved in getting illegal immigrants to work in fish and chip shops in Shropshire are jailed.
Thu, 26 May 2005 15:49:37 GMTAn estimated 176,000 workers from the EU's newest member states have come to the UK since the union's expansion.
Mon, 07 Feb 2005 20:26:45 GMTThe home secretary says a five-year plans will overhaul the system.
Thu, 13 Jan 2005 14:33:41 GMTThe Gangmasters Licensing Authority is set up to regulate gangmasters who supply work to agricultural businesses.
Wed, 01 Jun 2005 01:57:43 GMTA national charity pulls out of a plan to force asylum seekers to work for nothing.
Wed, 02 Mar 2005 16:17:18 GMTGroups working with asylum-seekers say they are 'not surprised' by allegations of abuse at a detention centre.
Mon, 16 May 2005 23:08:32 GMTGrowing numbers of asylum seekers are being denied help because of legal aid funding changes, a report says.
Wed, 25 May 2005 14:51:10 GMTA boy of 15 from Afghanistan wins more than £10,000 in compensation from the Home Office.
Mon, 02 May 2005 17:03:21 GMTMore than 200 asylum seekers from Darfur protest outside Downing St, demanding £30m to fund more peacekeepers.
Wed, 18 May 2005 10:45:35 GMTThe provision of care for children at immigration detention centres in Scotland and England is criticised.
Wed, 22 Jun 2005 05:51:50 GMTA protest to support a Kent asylum seeker becomes a celebratory rally as he is freed from detention.
Mon, 23 May 2005 10:28:22 GMTAn International charity targets asylum seekers, sex workers and the homeless in London.
Thu, 26 May 2005 03:50:03 GMTThirteen men have escaped from a Hampshire detention centre in the last two years, it emerges.
Tue, 17 May 2005 12:57:58 GMTA verdict of death by natural causes is returned on a woman who collapsed after arriving in Dover in a lorry.
Wed, 23 Feb 2005 11:56:26 GMTA row breaks out over delays in asylum applications after 17 Iranians are forced to move from Exeter to Bristol.
Thu, 17 Feb 2005 08:33:08 GMTBoarded up houses previously reserved for asylum seekers are handed back to a council.
Mon, 20 Jun 2005 17:51:54 GMTAsylum seekers in Italy say they are subject to a range of abuses at detention centres, Amnesty International reports.
Sun, 01 May 2005 13:25:32 GMTThousands of workers have used EU enlargement to work in western Europe, but countries such as Germany remain reluctant to open up their labour markets.
Wed, 25 May 2005 14:01:33 GMTSpain's three-month amnesty for illegal immigrants drew criticism.
Sat, 21 May 2005 00:09:13 GMTSweden is found guilty of violating the convention against torture for deporting an asylum seeker to Egypt.
Wed, 11 May 2005 13:26:16 GMTSlovakia is now being targeted as the weakest link for smuggling people into the EU, reports the BBC's Tamsin Smith.
Fri, 13 May 2005 14:15:18 GMTA Dutch minister says the cabinet backs her plans to curb immigration from the Netherlands Antilles.
Wed, 11 May 2005 15:15:14 GMTFrance's government announces a raft of new measures, designed to tackle illegal immigration.
Tue, 01 Mar 2005 10:32:05 GMTThe number of asylum seekers continues to drop around the industrialised world, says the UN's refugee agency.
Tue, 15 Feb 2005 11:43:11 GMTHow do the party policies differ on asylum and immigration in the run up to the general election?
Tue, 22 Feb 2005 17:01:37 GMTThe number of asylum seekers coming to the UK has continued to fall, according to the latest government figures. But what does it tell us about what's going on?
Fri, 29 Feb 2008 00:09:52 GMTHow ministers want to change the work permit system for migrants.
Mon, 24 Jan 2005 13:05:42 GMTA guide to Conservative plans for annual quotas for immigration and asylum.
Wed, 22 Sep 2004 10:31:58 GMTTory leader Michael Howard sets out his immigration policy.
Mon, 25 Oct 2004 10:25:07 GMTEU states look set to end the need for unanimous agreement on immigration policy but what will it mean for Britain?
Mon, 20 Jun 2005 05:58:06 GMTAn asylum detainee tells his story from inside a removal centre as he waits deportation.
Sat, 05 Feb 2005 04:40:11 GMTWhat has changed in the year since 23 people drowned picking cockles in Morecambe Bay?
Fri, 11 Feb 2005 16:31:22 GMTA prolific people smuggler has been jailed - but how did he manage to stay hidden for so many years?
Fri, 18 Feb 2005 16:21:28 GMTUniversity battles with immigration officials over rights to bring in students.
Mon, 24 Jan 2005 15:36:22 GMTIf anyone was in any doubt that immigration will be a key election issue, then Michael Howard's speech proposing a new system, was all the confirmation you would need.
Mon, 11 Oct 2004 12:11:19 GMTHow agriculture increasingly depends on immigration.