For centuries, London has been the work capital of the world

An extract from Migrant City: A New History of London.

Illegal immigrants in their own country: China’s migrant workers

Each person in China is assigned a household registration called Hukou at birth, in a lottery that has created millions of losers.

“While member states talk, cities act”: the mayor of Ghent on Europe’s migration crisis

An open letter from Daniël Termont, the mayor of the Belgian city of Ghent.

The history of Brick Lane Mosque tells the story of the East End’s immigrant past

From Protestant Church to Jewish Synagoge to Great Mosque.

Beijing’s mass eviction programme is leaving workers out in the cold

A brutal way to keep the population down.

Could the Sanctuary City Movement take off in the UK?

Sanctuary cities and liberal bubbles.

Thanks to Anne Hidalgo, there will soon be two refugee camps at the heart of Paris

“I want to be able to look myself in the mirror.”

Podcast: Crossing continents

Migration watch.

International Migrants Day 2014: 4 ways to visualise world migration

Where did they come from, where did they go?