On Monday 20 February as part of the One Day Without Us national day of migrant solidarity, over 100 people gathered in Manchester's Piccadilly Gardens for two events. The gatherings were organised by Right to Remain with local migrant groups including United For Change and Manchester Migrant Solidarity, under the campaign banner of These Walls Must Fall.
We wanted to say an enormous thank you to everyone – to the people who have decided to donate money from ticket sales, music sales, tshirts, books, cakes to our work over the last couple weeks, and to everyone who has spent money on those things, thus supporting our work.
"At 5 am I wake up sat on my bed and staring outside the window looking at the gods, praying that G4S will not come today”. On 20 February, Right to Remain will be standing with thousands of others to defend the rights of migrants, standing up to the hostile environment, and especially to immigration detention.
Grassroots migrant rights and racial justice organisers across USA talk about how they’re building their movements in Trump’s America and tackling racial privilege not just beyond the movement – but to transform it within.
Guest post by Gargie Ahmad, intern at Coram, the children’s rights and advocacy organisation, on their writing competition for young people in care or care leavers.
In the United States there are encouraging signs that the migrants rights movement is learning, mobilising and connecting faster than ever before.