But we’re not alone. Here are nine Tweets by MPs who have supported immigrants in the UK. They are part of a large group of champions of immigration in this country.
Hopefully, thanks to people like them, immigrants will be protected from the most serious effects of Brexit.
1. Jack Dromey, Labour, stands against hate
— Jack Dromey MP (@JackDromeyMP) November 27, 2016
2. Jo Stevens, Labour, hosts a weekly immigration clinic, which helps people with immigration cases
My weekly immigration clinic is this morning – 11am at 116 Albany Road. No appointment needed, just drop in.
— Jo Stevens MP (@JoStevensLabour) November 23, 2016
3. Peter Grant, SNP, comes from an immigrant family himself and welcomes immigrants in Scotland
Ulster ancestry. Family welcomed as immigrants in Eire, Germany, USA, Australia, Canada, France and, thankfully, Scotland. #WeAreScotland
— Peter Grant MP (@PeterGrantMP) October 8, 2016
4. George Kerevan remembers the Poles, who fought with Britain during WWII
Last time we had Polish immigrants in UK – when they flew for RAF. In Battle of Britain. Welcome then, welcome now. pic.twitter.com/waDuDIM8uT
— George Kerevan (@GeorgeKerevan) June 27, 2016
5. Anna Soubry, Conservative, recognises the positive contribution immigrants make to the economy
EU migrants pick fruit&veg, clean our hospitals & work in care homes. Immigrants contribute £2.4 billion to our economy @bbcquestiontime
— Anna Soubry MP (@Anna_Soubry) June 19, 2016
6. Diane Abbott, Labour, believes that immigrants helped build the UK
Philip Hammond: “Marauding migrants threaten our standard of living” No. Generations of immigrants helped build up UK http://t.co/Q6vdKGDanw
— Diane Abbott MP (@HackneyAbbott) August 9, 2015
7. Richard Burgon, Labour, fights against hate speech
Daily Mail should make anti-Islamophobia donation and public apology for cartoon appearing to liken immigrants of Muslim faith to rats.
— Richard Burgon MP (@RichardBurgon) November 18, 2015
8. Pete Wishart, SNP, saw the referendum for what it really was
A vote for leave is pretty much becoming a vote for petty xenophobia and anti immigrant rhetoric. #Farage
— Pete Wishart (@PeteWishart) June 16, 2016
9. Sarah Champion, Labour, just can’t take this nonsense anymore
Ahhh, immigrant germs that Teresa is terrified of! Good call! https://t.co/bUFUTenkPg
— Sarah Champion MP (@SarahChampionMP) October 11, 2015
Image by Jorge Royan, Wikipedia