Anna Lo MLA said: “It’s simply not enough just to condemn racist attacks – we need a pro-active strategy to address prejudice and recognise the role of migrants in our society.
“This motion will give every MLA the chance to say migrants have a place in the centre of our society. They contribute so much to Northern Ireland both in terms of strengthening our economy but also by providing rich cultural influences.
“I am also calling for the Stormont Executive to review the Migrant Workers Strategy and re-establish the Racial Equality Forum. Words come easy and it is through genuine actions like these and through the delivery of the Cohesion, Sharing and Integration Strategy that the Executive can prove they are serious about helping migrants and tackling prejudice.”