Tag Archives: migration

Policy groundhog day: On immigration, Cameron’s words were nothing new

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If you take the long view on immigration policy, the similarities between Cameron’s speech and the language of immigration over the last twenty five years are striking.

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Three good things and three bad things from Cameron’s immigration speech

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David Cameron’s immigration speech was more nuanced than it was briefed out beforehand. Rather than being yet another draconian crackdown, there were some welcome announcements. On that note, here are three good things and three bad things about the speech.

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Migration Watch and the Daily Express are dangerously close to open racism

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What’s important to Migration Watch and the Express is not a baby boom as such, but a ‘foreign baby boom’.

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More migrants are becoming British citizens. And it could help to calm concerns about immigration

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Settling down and ‘fitting in’ are valued deeply by migrants and long-settled residents alike.

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Revealed: how our media shuts out migrant voices

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From January to April, only 8 per cent of Daily Mail stories on migration featured a migrant voice, and only 6 per cent of Times articles.

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Labour’s new immigration policy: more moderate voices needed

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The complex views of the majority on immigration are not always easily represented in opinion polls.

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It’s not just the anti-immigration voices that have lost the argument. It’s the left too

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The left must move on from the economics of immigration and find a more progressive way to talk about the benefits of migration.

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The anti-immigration voices have lost the economic argument

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The economics of immigration are unambiguous: the anti-immigration voices have lost the argument and should move on.

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We celebrate our ‘British Schindler’ Sir Nicholas Winton, but we’ve forgotten what he stood for

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The word ‘foreigner’ has become so toxic that Britain is now prepared to let refugees drown.

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The myth of migrants ‘flocking’ to Britain’s ‘soft touch’ benefits system

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The desire to ‘get on’ isn’t confined to affluent Westerners.

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