Nov 24, 2010
1. Do you think the government should be able to introduce another law attacking migrants?
2. Do you think people should have to pass an English test before they can join their partners in the UK?
3. Do you think the government is introducing this law to help migrants learn English?
If you answered NO to all 3 questions then join us on November 29th to show your opposition to the introduction of a pre entry English requirement for people coming to the UK on a spousal visa.
This law will affect those from areas of the world where English classes are not available, or who can’t afford to pay for such classes. It extends the reach of the UK border agency to spouses’ countries of origin.
As the cuts bite and we gear up to fight there is a danger that the government pushes laws like this through with no one noticing. Let’s show them that we have noticed. If the government want to ensure migrants can learn English then we have some different ideas for them – stop the cuts to English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes, scrap the fees introduced in 2007 and fund basic literacy and outreach classes. This is a racist attack from an anti-migrant government – stand up and say no to it!
Demonstrate November 29th 1pm to 2pm near the Home Office
Meet at 12.45pm outside Topshop on Victoria Street, London SW1
5 minutes walk from Victoria station, towards Westminster
Call Alice on 07976274516 or Rebecca on 0797171 9797
Called by No One Is Illegal www.noii.org.uk