More misleading claims about migration

Migration Watch are plain wrong to suggest that the introduction of the Points-Based System for managing immigration has led to an increase in the number of economic migrants entering the UK.

Vote 2010: Immigration

For progressives, the lesson is that policy isn’t enough; we need a new narrative on immigration, and the next government will face the challenge of writing it.

Immigration: The limits to limits

Only the Tories have promised to cap immigration levels; they’ve been reluctant to specify the details, so it’s unclear which flows they’d cap, or their level.

Polish Migrants: Coming or going?

The BBC’s story today on Polish emigration is wrong. The evidence reported does not disprove the claim that half the Polish migrants since 2004 have gone home.