Glasgow Refugee Asylum and Migration Network (GRAMNet)

Bringing together researchers, practitioners and policy makers working with migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland

Out of the Cage: Positive Reporting about Women and Migration

By Angeline Mwafulirwa   The UN estimates that at least 232 million people currently live outside their country of origin, many having moved for a variety of reasons. In and … Continue reading

September 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Afghan Hazaras Responses to the Asylum Seeker Debate in the Australian Media

by Heidi Hetz   In May of this year, Heidi Hetz from the Hawke-EU Centre for Mobilities, Migrations, and Cultural Transformations, Hawke Research Institute, University of South Australia visited GRAMNet. … Continue reading

August 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Immigration Bill’s proposals for young migrants in care will lead to a constitutional mess in Scottish policy-making

by Gareth Mulvey, Graham Connelly & Sylvie Da Lomba   According to Tomas Hammar immigration policy concerns who gets into a country and immigrant policy is about what happens once … Continue reading

April 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Observing Immigration Bail Applications: communicating remotely?

by Anna Beesley   ‘So you mean it’s like watching a play, but a play that decides the fate of your own life and you cannot do anything about it?’ … Continue reading

November 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

The new Immigration bill – the  criminalization of work and everyday bordering*

by Georgie Wemyss     In last month’s Queen’s speech, the Conservative government pledged to introduce a new Immigration Act that will create an offence of  ’illegal working’  enabling the … Continue reading

June 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

An “expensive, ineffective and unjust” system*

UK immigration removal centres and the Report of the Parliamentary Inquiry into Immigration Detention   by Giovanna Fassetta, chair of Scottish Detainee Visitors   On the 3rd of March 2015 the … Continue reading

March 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Refugee Week 2014

by Ruth McKenna, GRAMNet intern for Refugee Week 2014   It has been around eight weeks since Refugee Week 2014 drew to a close, offering much needed time for reflection … Continue reading

August 28, 2014 · Leave a comment