Four-fifths of population growth in the UK is the direct and indirect result of immigration.
Immigration overall has been and continues to be a significant annual fiscal cost for the UK.
Immigration can have a negative impact on the employment prospects of UK young people.
There was an average of 2,000 GP registrations per day by those from overseas in 2016/17.
Illegal immigrants do not have the right to remain in the UK. They may have entered legally but failed to leave when they were required to do so.
It is important that the UK should be able to provide refuge for those in genuine need while also deterring false claimants and removing those whose claims have been rejected.