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Migrants come to the UK to find jobs, not to claim benefits

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Until there is concerted action to revive the failing economies of southern and eastern Europe, there is little hope that the government’s net migration target will be met.

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Why banning extremists is wrong

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You have a right to listen, to speak, and think for yourself.

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Theresa May’s speech: a very cautious welcome

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It is imperative that the measures outlined by May are carefully devised and responsibly implemented.

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John Vine’s successor has a hard task ahead of them

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The resignation of the man in charge of immigration and borders is further evidence of problems at the Home Office.

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The Yvette Cooper speech showed Labour is not going to compete with the Tories to show who is toughest on immigration

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Migration stories continue with Yvette Cooper providing more detail on Labour’s policy and a statistical correction from the Office for National Statistics, reports Jill Rutter.

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The government is jeopardising higher education as a successful export

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The government is jeopardising the future of higher education as a successful export due to its backward-looking approach to international students, writes Chuka Umunna.

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A tale of two immigration announcements

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It is a significant day for migration policy, with a government announcement on access to benefits for EU nationals and an important legal judgement on asylum support.

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Immigration benefits Britain. But it benefits some more than others

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Immigration means different things to different people. The left should recognise that.

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If you don’t want water cannon on our streets, now is the time to say so

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The Met wants to buy weaponry that can injure, blind and even kill.

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The UK can’t rely on reputation alone to attract international students

The government should abandon its net migration target and commit unequivocally to increasing the number of international students studying in British education institutions.

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