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    1. April 29, 2016

      Do not let migration determine Britain’s place in Europe

      Migration might well determine the outcome of the referendum on whether Britain should leave the EU. That is because...

    2. April 26, 2016

      UK statistics chief vows to be tough on migration figures

      The body that oversees the UK’s statistics has threatened to strip migration figures of their quality Kitemark if an...

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    1. April 25, 2016

      The Leave camp’s flawed fightback on migration

      The Leave camp has long believed that immigration is among its strongest cards in the EU referendum debate. Now, after...

    2. April 25, 2016

      UK immigration is the last refuge of the Leavers

      Believers in British exit from the EU could have sung Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive” before leaving tearful messages...

    3. April 25, 2016

      Brexit campaigners warn immigration ‘out of control’

      The Brexit campaign on Monday sought to regain the initiative after US President Barack Obama’s forthright intervention...

    4. April 24, 2016

      Graduates pitch start-up ideas to win a UK entrepreneur visa

      An ability to present clearly and confidently to a panel of senior professors is a requirement of the MSc qualification...

    5. April 21, 2016

      Plan to raise asylum case fees by 600%

      The government wants to raise the fees sixfold for immigration and asylum tribunals as it seeks to raise £37m a year....

    6. April 21, 2016

      Britain to take 3,000 child refugees from camps

      Britain is to take in 3,000 child refugees from camps in the Middle East and north Africa, but Labour argued the...

    7. April 20, 2016

      There is a trade-off between citizenship and migration

      Today, the rich world believes it has reached the limits of acceptable migration. Almost daily, countries in the...

    8. April 20, 2016

      Matteo Renzi’s clarion call for Africa should be heeded

      Europe’s migrant crisis has entered a new phase. After a year in which more than a million people streamed on to the...

    9. April 18, 2016

      Treasury model weighs up the Brexit options

      The reaction from the Leave campaign to the Treasury’s dossier on the costs of leaving the EU was immediate and...

    10. April 11, 2016

      Boris Johnson, David Cameron and the day after Brexit

      It is the morning of June 24. Britain has just voted narrowly to leave the EU. Jubilant pro-Brexit campaigners wave...

    11. April 11, 2016

      Call for clarity on EU citizens living abroad

      Millions of British and European citizens who have migrated from their home countries are living in uncertainty about...

    12. April 5, 2016

      Pope prepares to visit Lesbos to highlight refugee crisis

      Pope Francis is preparing to visit the Greek island of Lesbos as soon as next week, possibly casting a moral shadow...

    13. March 23, 2016

      Student deportations refused in English language proficiency case

      Theresa May is facing calls for a parliamentary inquiry into immigration policy after the home secretary lost her...

    14. March 23, 2016

      A Brexit vote could set off a migrant surge to the UK

      The website of Vote Leave, which is campaigning for the UK to quit the EU, is far better than the Britain Stronger in...

    15. March 10, 2016

      Visa curbs hit UK’s lucrative market for business students

      The lucrative market for UK business schools has suffered a big fall in foreign students since government changes to...

    16. March 8, 2016

      Turkey cheers migrant deal that promises visa-free EU travel

      As Turkish negotiators left for Brussels on Monday to hammer out a deal over the stream of refugees arriving in Europe...

    17. March 8, 2016

      Merkel protégé faces election struggle as migration backlash bites

      Julia Klöckner, a rising star in Angela Merkel’s CDU party, was once considered a safe bet to win control from the SPD...

    18. March 7, 2016

      Entrepreneurs step in to help the refugees

      Bombarded with harrowing coverage of the war in Syria and of the desperate plight of refugees seeking to flee it, some...

    19. March 6, 2016

      Brussels plans radical asylum overhaul

      Brussels will propose centralising control of asylum claims in the EU as part of a radical overhaul of refugee policy...

    20. March 4, 2016

      Treasury balks at plan to charge business £1,000 for foreign staff

      The Treasury is pushing back on a plan to charge British companies £1,000 a year for every skilled worker they hire...

    21. March 3, 2016

      A welcome intervention from France over Brexit

      One of the arguments pushed most strongly by those in favour of Brexit is that Britain should “take back control” of...

    22. March 3, 2016

      Too much drama from the anti-Brexit campaigners

      Fear and loathing is consuming the EU debate. On top of David Cameron’s warnings about Brexit, Emmanuel Macron, the...

    23. March 3, 2016

      Emmanuel Macron, French malaise and the British

      Three questions arise from the warning of Emmanuel Macron, France’s economy minister, about the potential consequences...

    24. March 3, 2016

      French economy minister sends double Brexit warning to UK

      France would relocate its migrant camp from Calais to Britain and roll out “a red carpet” for bankers fleeing London if...

    25. February 28, 2016

      Europe turns its back on Greece over refugees

      Time is running out for the EU’s 28 member states to take the co-ordinated action that is needed to start bringing...

    26. February 25, 2016

      UK net migration falls for first time in two years

      Net migration to the UK has declined slightly to 323,000 in the year to September, easing back from the record high...

    27. February 21, 2016

      Brexit: How the Outs could win Britain’s EU referendum

      David Cameron has his deal. Now it is best forgotten. The prime minister says six months of intense negotiation with...

    28. February 16, 2016

      Living wage will affect migration to UK more than benefits

      When Britain’s prime minister first came up with a plan to make the country less “magnetic” to Europe’s migrants, I...

    29. February 16, 2016

      Rising refugee flows test Britain’s housing resources

      For one 32-year-old woman in charge of housing asylum seekers in the north of England, the pressure is excruciating....

    30. February 8, 2016

      Help refugees into work to solve the integration problem

      Over the past year, hundreds of thousands of people displaced by conflict in the Middle East have been welcomed into...

    31. February 8, 2016

      Refugee camps could come to England, warns Cameron

      Downing Street was accused of “scaremongering” on Monday after it claimed that thousands of refugees in camps in Calais...

    32. February 5, 2016

      David Cameron wins Poland over to welfare benefit curbs

      David Cameron has won over the most important critic of his plan to curb EU migrant benefits, persuading Poland with...

    33. February 5, 2016

      UK’s EU referendum: Immigration key issue for Portsmouth voters

      “The European Union is the Fourth Reich. I’m an admirer of Nigel Farage and I think we should get out now.” So speaks...

    34. February 4, 2016

      Cameron’s welfare limits to impact fewer migrants than expected

      The number of European migrants in Britain who would be affected by David Cameron’s new welfare limit is lower than...

    35. February 2, 2016

      EU referendum: Tusk releases outline reform deal for UK

      David Cameron’s fight to keep Britain in the EU began in earnest on Tuesday with the release of the outline of a...

    36. February 1, 2016

      New proposals launch two-week Brexit battle in pursuit of ‘new settlement’

      Proposals intended to keep Britain in the EU will be published on Tuesday, launching a two-week political battle to...

    37. January 31, 2016

      Cameron pushes to bring forward EU migrants benefits rule

      David Cameron will on Sunday propose a strengthening of the proposed “emergency brake” on limiting benefits to EU...

    38. January 31, 2016

      UK landlords must check tenants’ immigration status or face fine

      New rules obliging landlords to check the immigration status of tenants will make it harder for British nationals...

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