Refugee crisis: the EU cracks down on volunteers
As Frontex moves in, volunteers in Greece are being prevented from helping refugees. Marienna Pope-Weidemann reports

A barricade in limbo: the occupiers of La Locanda
In the grey zone of Italy's migrant sector there is a courage that may hold hope for ending the border regimes of Europe, writes Richard Braude

Crossing No More
Samir Dathi & Marienna Pope-Weidemann report from the Greek-Turkish border and the deadly fence forcing refugees to cross the perilous Aegean sea

Jeremy Hardy thinks… about solidarity
'Not many people would stand by and watch someone drown if they had the chance to rescue them, but that is what Europe’s governments are doing'

Hiding the Crisis
When Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras showed up, the shameful reality of Camp Moria was hidden and thousands of people had disappeared. Marienna Pope-Weidemann reports from Greece.

Ripping down fences
Emma Hughes spoke to Caoimhe Butterly about organising with refugees on the Greek island of Lesbos and dismantling borders

‘We’ve forgotten what it’s like to feel safe’: Refugees on the Serbia-Croatia border
Caoimhe Butterly hears the voices and experiences of some of the refugees making the long journey across Europe

Before you go to Calais… How to make your help for refugees effective
Lots of people now want to help the refugees in Calais – but turning up unannounced with a van-load of stuff can do more harm than good. Kate Bradley looks at the best ways to make a difference

What the Calais ‘crisis’ reveals about racism
The deaths we have seen in Calais are not the first, and until Britain can come to terms with race and racism, they won’t be the last, says Zak Suffee

Free the women of Yarl’s Wood detention centre
After the success of a huge protest against detention in June Movement for Justice by Any Means Possible have called another Surround Yarl’s Wood demonstration on 8 August

No way in
The deaths of thousands of refugees in the Mediterranean are exactly what a ‘tough stance on immigration’ looks like, writes Alex Randall

Migrant Lives Matter: ideas for action
Notes on practical solidarity from a discussion with the Black Liberation Collective at Reclaim the Power camp. By Jenny Nelson

Immigration detention: resistance and rebellion
With protests and hunger strikes now taking place inside eight of the UK's detention centres, is this the beginning of the end for detention? asks Karen Doyle

‘Full of agony and pain’: one lesbian’s fight against the racist immigration system
Aderonke Apata, sentenced to death for her sexuality, fled to Britain – now she needs our support to win the right to stay, writes Howard Galois

Migrants already ‘pay their way’ – why should they have to pay medical bills too?
Plans to charge non-EU nationals for treatment will undermine the NHS – and could force them to choose between their health and paying the rent, writes Michael Pooler

Mythbuster: Immigration – the real story
Isabelle Koksal counters the right wing myths with some facts and figures

Common cause in labour
In France, Italy and elsewhere, migrants are organising, not just against racism but for their rights as workers. Vittorio Longhi reports

Essay: Europe’s hard borders
Matthew Carr investigates the brutal border regimes of our ‘gated continent’ and suggests the possibility of a different politics of solidarity

The people behind the prejudice
As part of Red Pepper's special issue on migration, Guy Taylor tells some stories of migrants' real lives

Jeremy Hardy thinks… about immigration
I’ve seen those criminals, bent double over the fields of Kent, up to no good

Get along, move along, shift…
The Roma are experiencing a fresh wave of repression across Europe. Leigh Phillips reports

Border stories
Frances Webber investigates the tabloid fantasies and desperate realities surrounding migrants in Calais

Asylum watch: Now what?
Labour says it is planning to 'simplify' immigration legislation. Frances Webber argues that its real agenda is to subvert human rights and give more power to the state

Unhealthy obsessions
Phil Woolas should stop worrying about poor people's fertility and tackle the real 'extremely thorny' question - rich people's wealth, says Bob Hughes

Workers of the world – welcome!
The British economy is reliant on migrant labour and has benefited greatly from the arrival of migrant workers from the new EU member states, argues Nigel Harris. An internationalist left should embrace the mobility of this new world working class, with its potential to redress global inequalities and end the scourge of xenophobia and war