Management at Mears Housing said all was well in the Glasgow hotels housing asylum seekers during the coronavirus pandemic. A day later, six people had been hospitalised in a knife attack.
While coverage has focussed on crossing points and perilous journeys, borders extend into every aspect of the lives of marginalised people.
We watched Reclaim the Power members blockade the depot of a coach company that transports people due to be deported on charter flights.
Protesters gathered as anti-deportation protesters were sentenced today.
Migrants working for £1 per hour in detention centres feel they are being treated like "slaves". VICE data reveals just how much they have been underpaid.
Many of the year's biggest stories exposed ongoing discrimination in British society.
The Home Office policy of booting rough sleepers out was declared unlawful.
Campaigners told VICE that government anti-migrant policing is creating "an exploitative employer's dream".
"Ministers showcase their crackdown on problems they have invented themselves."
There was another protest to "shut it down" this weekend.
Institutions from the NHS to education are now complicit in the deportation of migrants.
That doesn't sound all that charitable.