Emily Dugan

Emily Dugan is Social Affairs Editor for The Independent, i and Independent on Sunday. She was previously a news reporter for The Independent on Sunday. Her investigations into human trafficking have twice been awarded Best Investigative Article at the Anti-Slavery Day Media Awards and her human rights journalism was shortlisted for the Gaby Rado Memorial prize at the 2012 Amnesty Media Awards. Her first book, 'Finding Home: Real Stories of Migrant Britain', is published by Icon Books on 2 July

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Smuggled out: Clive has had enough of living like a fugitive

The Real Stories of Migrant Britain: Clive fled from Zimbabwe - now it won't have him back

In the final extract from her book, 'Finding Home', Emily Dugan meets Clive, who arrived as a refugee from Zimbabwe seven years ago – and now just longs to go home
Northern exposure: social housing in Edinburgh, where Hassiba now works in a takeaway

The Real Stories of Migrant Britain: An Algerian scientist adjusts to life working in a kebab shop

In the second exclusive extract from her new book 'Finding Home', Emily Dugan tells the story of Hassiba who left Algeria to marry
Mihai travelled to the UK in January 2014 on the first bus of the year from Bucharest

Exclusive - The Real Stories of Migrant Britain: Swapping Bucharest for London

In this exclusive extract from her new book on migrants, Emily Dugan tells the story of Mihai. He swapped Romania for Britain in a bid to provide for his family, only to discover that the home he left behind wasn't quite what it seemed

New stringent immigration rules will fuel a critical shortage of nurses in Britain, 'cause chaos' in hospitals and cost the NHS millions, according to alarming projections carried out by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN)

New migrant rules will cost NHS thousands of nurses, says union

Warning from the Royal College of Nursing that policy based on salaries will 'cause chaos in hospitals'

Reverand Nicholas Holtam talks to members of the media in the newly refurbished St Martin-in-the-Fields church in central London's Trafalgar Square

Bishop of Salisbury: Congregants should fast once a month to protect against climate change

When the General Synod is held in July its members will be asked to vote on holding a day of prayer and fasting for 'climate justice'

'Are you girls ready for a hell of a beating?': Famous football commentary resurrected for women's England match against Norway

Bjorge Lillelien celebrated Norway's unexpected 1981 victory over England in a World Cup qualifier by listing British leaders

Vulnerable children are being put at risk because councils are unable to fill vacant child social worker posts

Professional body for social workers set up after Baby P scandal to close due to lack of funds

The College of Social work will close after ministers pulled the plug on funding that would have kept it going

Record numbers of children referred to social services in England, says NSPCC

Social services are working with 80 per cent more children than they were in 2002, according to official figures

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Child abuse suspected cases soar with figures revealing 85 reports a day

The NSPCC says there is not enough help for those who do speak out

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Why are there pockets of sympathy for Isis in some parts of modern Britain?

The increased feeling of isolation for many Muslims in Britain plays a key role

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