How Welcome are Africans in the UK?
There’s a rising tide of anti-immigration sentiment in the British media and a growth in support for anti-immigration political parties. A proposed new immigration bill, currently before the British parliament, would introduce tough checks on non EU citizens living in the UK. The government has also promised to reduce net migration from outside Europe. How will changing laws and attitudes affect Africans living in the UK – and those who want to come?
Picture: Refugees living in Britain wearing paper crowns for the Queen's jubilee, Credit: Andrew Cowie/AFP/GettyImages