Nicola Sturgeon’s blueprint to keep Scotland in the EU single market after Brexit is under fire.
Overseas patients have accumulated almost £30 million in unpaid NHS bills in one year, figures show.
Ms Sturgeon said powers over immigration were increasingly vital for the protection of Scotland's interests, and should be devolved to Holyrood.
Migrants will be forced to swear an oath to British values under plans from the Government’s first Muslim Minister, Sajid Javid.
Above all, I am clear the referendum result was a majority vote for an end to the current system of free movement.
Students from Eastern European countries who were awarded places at British universities surged by up to 50 per cent ahead of the Brexit vote.
Britain will not negotiate with Europe over immigration, David Davis said yesterday.
Labour frontbenchers were at odds once more over immigration today.
Philip Hammond has conceded that there is likely to be a transition period after formally leaving the European Union in 2019 to ease Britain’s exit.
Groundbreaking study of nearly three million tweets by University of Sheffield shows control of borders came up far more than sovereignty.
A group of MPs are to hold public meetings across the UK to hear people's views on immigration and how it should be handled after the UK leaves the EU
Net migration could tumble by as much as 150,000 per year if Britain is able to restrict get back control of our borders.
Two thirds of fines issued to firms for hiring illegal immigrants go unpaid, official figures reveal.
Alp Mehmet, of Migration Watch, said: “These figures make clear yet again, that rapid population growth continues to be driven by immigration.'
Our freedoms and equalities are part of what makes this country so great and so attractive to others, says Dame Louise.
Migration Watch UK urged government to close the door on unskilled labour migration from the EU by extending the current non-EU work permit system.
Alp Mehmet, of Migration Watch UK, said the figures show Britain needs to take a 'strong position on immigration in the Brexit negotiations'.
The government is facing a legal battle over whether the UK stays inside the single market after it has left the EU, the BBC has learned.
Theresa May is to meet her Polish counterpart amid calls for clarity on the rights of Poles living in the UK after Brexit.
Passport checks on patients before treatment can almost triple the amount of money the NHS can recoup from health tourists, new figures suggest.
Every NHS patient could be asked to show their passport before they receive healthcare, a senior official has said.
Lord Green of Deddington said: 'This is yet another large increase in the labour force driven by an increase in foreign workers.'
The number of asylum claims lodged in the EU this year has passed a million, official figures indicate.
A peer sparked fury last night after arguing that the country needed immigration because ‘we native Brits are so bloody stupid’.
Clive Lewis says employers should not be able to undercut the wages of local workers by hiring people from overseas.
Scottish government analysis of the Norway plan that concluded this was not a “desirable option” from an economic or democratic perspective.
The NUMBER of East Europeans working in Britain has surged by over 50,000 since the bombshell Brexit vote – official figures revealed yesterday.
The number of Eastern Europeans working in the UK has surged since the referendum vote.
Angela Merkel has conceded the European Union could overhaul its rules on migration – but only to try to keep Britain in the single market.
Arnaud Danjean said France no longer wanted the 'negative burden' of migrants aiming to cross the Channel being detained on its soil.
The Prime Minister will use her first Mansion House address to warn the political class must respond to public fears about immigration.
Theresa May has insisted the UK can increase international trade while curbing immigration, saying a 'world of opportunities' awaits after Brexit.
Close to half (47.8%) of those who voted to leave the EU did so because they believed it was 'the only way we can control our borders'.
Politicians must urgently tackle the increasing ethnic polarisation of many of Britain’s towns and cities, according to a senior academic.
The problem is that there is no sure way to sort those who pass our criteria from those who are attempting to game them.
A London council have been accused of failing residents after a documentary showed that there is a 50 year waiting time for affordable housing.
The failure of NHS trusts to recover debt from overseas visitors will cost the health service more than £200 million next year.
Fourteen years after the Sangatte refugee centre was shut, riot police and burning tents have returned to the fields of Calais.
Supermarket chief John Allan fears planned immigration controls will create shortage of people willing to do 'ordinary important jobs'.
The public consistently tell pollsters that pressure on services from high levels of migration concern them.
The devastating truth is this: the vast majority of those the courts have decided to remove are still here, writes James Hanratty.
The population of Lithuania has shrunk as people have gone abroad in search of higher wages and better job prospects — half of them to Britain.
Theresa May delivered a slapdown to Chancellor Philip Hammond last night after the Government endured a chaotic 24 hours over the issue of fore.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan is expecting to receive proposals for a new London visa system within weeks .
Reintroducing a Seasonal Agricultural Workers Scheme to meet the need for part-time workers should be a last resort, says Migration Watch UK.
Amber Rudd is allying with Chancellor Philip Hammond to insist a new visa system could only be brought in gradually.
More than half of England's secondary schools are oversubscribed as they are 'crippled' by a baby boom fuelled by high migration, new figures show.
Earlier this year, Migration Watch UK called for a system similar to the one now being backed by ministers.
The chancellor has angered Eurosceptic ministers by calling for a delay on migration curbs that would lead to a hard Brexit and dismay business.
Amber Rudd made a failed attempt to persuade Theresa May to remove students from the net migration figures, allies say.
London's population grew at twice the rate of the UK as a whole between 2011 and 2015, and could reach almost 10 million by the middle of next decade.
Theresa May offers to accept more scrutiny of Brexit plans in a bid to stop Tory rebels backing a Labour motion.
The boss of the CBI business group insisted she will fight to protect Britain’s open-door immigration policy.
French authorities have agreed to verify by the end of this week a list of 387 child refugees with a legal right to come to the UK.
Brexit, we are told, means Brexit, but what does Brexit mean for immigration – a key issue in the referendum?
Companies will be forced to reveal how many foreign workers they employ under government plans to shame bosses who fail to take on British staff.
Stansted Airport has blamed a lack of Border Force staff as the reason for passengers facing chaotic scenes as thousands queued at passport control.
Amber Rudd is expected to use her conference speech to announce plans to limit the number of non-EU migrants.
The number of medical school places will increase by 25% from 2018 under plans to make England 'self-sufficient' in training doctors.
Liam Fox has given the strongest hint yet that the Government will prioritise border controls over membership of the Single Market.
Government ministers have been blasted after it emerged the number of illegal workers arrested in Britain has plummeted in the last two years.
Outgoing Shadow Home Secretary Andy Burnham was right to say this week that Labour has been 'way too slow' to heed public concerns about immigration.
Visitors expecting to hear the Queen’s English spoken on the streets of London in 50 years may need to 'fink' again.
Jeremy Corbyn will commit Labour to fighting the next election on an open-door European Union immigration policy in his speech to conference.
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Contrary to our report, Migration Watch UK said there should be no restrictions on EU tourists, business visitors, students, or retired people.
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The public have voted for control of EU migration. Control must mean a substantial reduction in numbers.
Migration of highly-skilled workers from the EU to Britain should be restricted to 30,000 a year, according to a campaign group.
The U.K. should limit the number of work permits issued to European Union nationals to 30,000 a year.
We track the progress the government is making - or not - in achieving the promises made by the Conservatives in their 2015 election manifesto.
The Swiss parliament is set to defy voters and water down proposals to curb immigration in an effort to preserve its trade ties with the EU.
Britain faces more than 40,000 asylum applications this year as migrants increasingly resort to using “covert” methods to get into Europe.
Sadiq Khan will warn that some new communities in London are becoming “increasingly segregated” as rapid immigration transforms parts of the city.
Substantive Brexit talks between the UK and the rest of the EU unlikely to start much before the end of 2017, former European Council president says.
Schools should teach integration as part of the curriculum, a Government-backed review is expected to recommend.
As long as the immigration crutch remains, the incentive for employers to invest more in training remains limited, writes David Goodhart.
Tens of thousands of foreign workers could get temporary visas to pick fruit and vegetables under government plans.
Home Secretary Amber Rudd set to adopt tough work permit system to ensure new arrivals from Europe are slashed.
Work permits are among the post-Brexit migration curbs being considered, the Home Secretary says.
For example, we know that British courts are dealing with more than 700 notifications involving EU migrants every week — a rise of nearly 40 per cent.
European bankers and financiers will be exempted from free movement curbs, the chancellor has suggested.
Determination to slash EU immigration is so strong that millions of Britons would be prepared to suffer a salary cut in return, a new study reveals.
'Points-based systems are intended to maximise selective migration inflow with minimum scrutiny of individual migrants,' writes David Coleman.
Jeremy Corbyn has opened a public split with his shadow chancellor by suggesting he wants Britain to leave the single market after Brexit.
If your aim is to cut down on job-seeking immigration, then the last thing you would want is an Australian points-based system.
There is no reliable data to identify EU nationals in the UK or the length of their stay in the country, immigration minister Robert Goodwill said.
Lord Green of Deddington, chairman of Migration Watch UK, said: 'The way to cut immigration from the European Union is by issuing work permits.'
The referendum message from the British people was unambiguous: they want less immigration and more control.
Up to 800,000 more EU nationals have been working in Britain than the totals picked up in official job figures, tax chiefs have revealed.
The UK and France have pledged to work together and 'step up' moves to improve the migrant situation in Calais.
Poland has overtaken India as the most common non-UK country of birth for people living in the UK, Office for National Statistics figures show.
More than 127,000 jobless migrants have flocked to Britain to look for work in the past year in shock figures that sparked fresh calls for action.
Nearly 18,000 illegal immigrants have been caught working in Britain over the past three years – equivalent to 16 every day.
Britons are most likely out of any of the countries included to say that priority should be given to people with high levels of qualifications.
The Human Rights Act will be scrapped in favour of a British Bill of Rights by the new Government, the Justice Secretary has pledged.
The ‘brain drain’ costs Eastern European countries an average of seven per cent of their gross domestic product every year.
You must believe me when I say this: our immigration controls are broken and and the country cannot cope.
The number of UK workers from eight eastern European countries that joined the EU in 2004 has passed one million for the first time.
Patients are put at risk by EU rules that prevent officials properly testing the language skills of doctors, dentists and nurses, experts warn.
Left-leaning think tank says number of migrants has forced workers to tighten belts.
Migration Watch's Alanna Thomas has called for the Home Office to overhaul its system to deal with asylum claims.
More than a third of asylum applications are being made by migrants who are illegally in the country or have overstayed their visas.
A recent IMF report found that post-communist emigration from eastern European countries has stunted their growth and strained public finances.
Six in ten British voters think immigration is piling too much pressure on schools, hospitals and housing – well above the worldwide average.
The number of GP practices trying to stop taking on new patients has more than doubled in the last year.
Minister deals a fresh blow to the fragile deal between the EU and Ankara that has helped stem the flow of refugees and migrants to European shores.
Think-tank Policy Exchange offers some practical proposals for curbing Britain’s soaring population.
Theresa May should set up a new Immigration Ministry to cut massive inflows into Britain, a think tank argues today.
Theresa May must adopt an Australian points-based immigration system by 2020 or face a backlash from Brexit voters, two former cabinet ministers say.
We can’t overlook the fact that while the number of people entering the UK rose by 10% between 2010 and 2015, the Border Force’s budget was cut.
Up to one million illegal immigrants may be living in Britain and many will never be deported, a former head of the UK Border Agency claims.
Unless we succeed in getting net migration down, immigration will necessitate millions of new homes over the next few decades.
Some international students at prestigious universities will automatically be allowed to stay on in the UK for six months after their courses end.
The FT examines the benefits and drawbacks of the options open to the UK’s negotiators.
Wealthy foreigners caught employing domestic slaves in the UK face a visa ban under a determined crackdown on 'modern slavery'.
An EU-wide survey of 32,000 people on behalf of the European Commission has found immigration remains at the top of the most frequently cited issues.
Britain’s trains are so crowded that more than a third of commuters have to stand on some routes in the morning rush hour.
Theresa May has said she 'wants and expects' to be able to protect the rights of Polish citizens in the UK, if British expats' rights are protected.
Theresa May has demanded a Brexit deal tailor-made for Britain, warning that she would not accept an agreement already “on the shelf”.
The President of the EU Commission has confirmed Britain would lose unrestricted access to the single market if it did not accept freedom of movement.
Almost 1,800 foreign criminals who should have been deported are still here five years after being freed from jail.
The new government is preparing the ground for a fresh crackdown on immigration amid concerns that universities have become an easy route in.
The UK may be about to see a sea change in the often chaotic ways that it has managed migration in recent years.
Martin McGuinness has said he cannot see how the Common Travel Area between Northern Ireland and the Republic could survive in Brexit negotiations.
The number of migrants found in the backs of lorries or cars in Britain more than doubled to 6,400 last year.
What voters desperately want, after years of broken promises and politicians paying lip service to their concerns, is action and results.
Home secretary casts doubts on future of government’s target to cut net migration to tens of thousands during this parliament.
The Brexit era should bring investment and skills-led growth. Two particular programmes are required: on homes and transport.
Three quarters of a million new school places are needed in England in the next ten years amid a baby boom fuelled by migration.
The European Commission’s migration chief says there are no plans to rethink the bloc’s migration policy after the British vote to leave the EU.
Private companies are now also advertising Polish citizenship and passports for sale
Health tourists are jumping the queue ahead of NHS patients for life-changing cataract operations, an investigation has revealed.
This article is designed to be an easy-to-understand guide now that the UK has voted to leave the European Union.
The country’s population has passed the 65million mark, new official figures are likely to show today.
Increase in patient numbers blamed on ageing population and migration.
Dock workers said the migrants are risking their lives in the middle of the night out of desperation.
Gangs exploit rules that allow those of Italian or Portuguese descent to move back to Europe.
David Cameron was told four years ago his immigration target was 'impossible' while Britain is in the EU – but continued to make the promise.
Once a wealthy mill town that flourished in the industrial revolution, Rochdale suffered during the recession.
Turkey’s EU membership talks are set to be given a boost within a fortnight.
A challenge to the right of the UK to deny some EU migrants child benefit and child tax credits has been rejected by European judges.
An extra 100,000 people will come to Britain every year if Turkey is allowed to join the European Union, the employment minister has warned.
A think tank warned net migration to Britain would continue to run at more than 250,000 a year for two decades even if Turkey does not join the EU.
An ECJ judgement will prevent future imprisonment of non-European migrants even if they have entered a country in the Schengen travel area illegally.
More than 30,000 non-EU immigrants a year are taking advantage of a backdoor into Britain created by Brussels.
If the UK vote to leave the EU, government should seek the introduction of work permits for EU migrants, but only for workers with skills we need.
The UK Border Force has asked the Royal Navy to help defend the English Channel from people smugglers.
Most voters believe that recent EU migration has been bad for the NHS, schools, housing and national security, according to new polling.
The United Kingdom is at two historic turning points. They go together. Much depends on the outcome.
Migration Watch estimates 4.8 million asylum seekers will head to Europe “over a period of years”, with between 5% and 10% coming to the UK.
Net migration to the UK has risen to its second highest level on record, according to the latest official figures.
Net migration to the UK rose to 333,000 in 2015, according to Office for National Statistics estimates - the second highest figure on record.
A respected think tank said cutting total net migration by two-thirds would only knock one per cent off national output.
Britain has been ordered by Brussels to build more houses – to cope with all the EU immigrants.
Migrants from Spain, Portugal and Italy helped to push the number of EU migrants working in the UK to a record level last year, official figures show.
Concerns raised that system of measuring immigration could be understating the number of people moving from the European Union to the UK.
An estimated 800,000 migrants are waiting in Libya to cross into Europe, a report by Interpol and Europol says.
European immigrants to Britain cost the taxpayer £3 million a day last year, according to new analysis.
EU migration is costing Britain a net £3 million EACH DAY due to the huge strain on benefits and public services – a new report claims.
The stunning flow of more than one million people through the eastern Mediterranean, northwards to EU countries that we saw last year has now stopped.
Membership of the European Union remains Turkey's strategic goal, President Tayyip Erdogan has said.
Free movement of people from elsewhere in the EU has contributed to significant growth in the number of children that our schools must accommodate.
The number of school-age children from the European Economic Area coming to the UK each year rose more than eightfold in a decade.
A pivotal deal to staunch the flow of migrants from Turkey into the EU, masterminded by Angela Merkel, German chancellor, is in doubt.
Only 10 to 20 per cent of newly arrived European Union migrants are receiving tax credits, according to a new report.
The European Commission is ready to give its approval this week to plans allowing visa-free travel to Europe for 127m people.
The news is yet another blow to PM's migration target of reducing net number to below 100,000.
Critics blame 'extraordinary levels of migration' for the 420 requests every day.
The number of refugees granted asylum in Britain soared by 26 per cent last year as the migration crisis engulfed Europe.
Plans to stop foreigners getting legal help funded by the taxpayer were thrown into chaos last night.
People from other EU countries can register with a GP and access health treatment for free in Britain without a European Health Insurance Card.
Tens of thousands of families will pay the price for 'uncontrolled immigration' by missing out on their preferred primary school.
Children as young as six have arrived alone in Britain to claim asylum, council chiefs have said.
Six European countries drove 80 per cent of the increase in EU migrants living in Britain over the past five years.
Criminal gangs, who help bring migrants to Britain by sea or air, are advertising their five-figure services on more than 200 websites.
Number of refugees thought to be danger to public has increased four-fold over five years.
Births to European Union mothers living in England and Wales have more than doubled in the decade.
The number of people still renting in their thirties has almost doubled to a record high since the financial crisis.
HMRC will provide national insurance figures, which could prove immigration has been seriously underestimated.
An EU deal to return tens of thousands of migrants from Greece to Turkey is in chaos amid shortages of officials to carry out the deportations.
Since David Cameron began renegotiating the UK's relationship with Brussels six months ago, the number of applications rose by a quarter.
Office for National Statistics instructed to tell the public whether official immigration data 'falls short of providing a full picture'.
NHS bosses will recruit thousands of nurses from outside Europe amid claims they are exploiting cheap labour to 'undercut' British staff.
The removal of foreign criminals and illegal immigrants has to be cancelled in 40% of cases, a report has said.
More than 50 migrants hiding in two lorries have made it to Britain in the past 72 hours, fuelling fears over border controls.
A third of migrants landing in Greece could stay in the EU due to a loophole
The Afghan mother flashed a smile as she and her five children clambered out of a rubber dinghy in Lesbos, elated to have finally made it to Europe.
David Cameron urges action to destroy boats close to the Libyan shore, ahead of gruelling night of talks over Turkey's 'blackmail' deal.
George Osborne's economic blueprint relies on levels of immigration way above the Government's target, documents reveal.
EU leaders are to meet to try to finalise a deal with Turkey to help ease the migrant crisis.
Hundreds of migrants who risked death crossing a treacherous river to enter Macedonia have been rounded up and will be sent straight back to Greece.
It emerged an official review will not examine crucial National Insurance data.
Migrants are camping in cliff caves and an abandoned church along the D-Day beaches of Normandy.
Turkish and EU leaders have gathered in Brussels for an emergency summit on tackling Europe's worst refugee crisis since World War Two.
The Home Office has been told by MPs to get a grip on a scheme to secure the UK's borders, which is set to be at least eight years late.
A staggering one million more migrants will have reached the EU by the end of the summer
Thousands of NHS doctor and nursing posts are lying vacant, with 69% of trusts actively recruiting doctors and nurses from abroad.
Home Office minister admits the population could be three million larger than official predictions by 2039.
The fight parents face to get their children into their first choice of school is getting harder because of soaring demand.
Annual net migration rose to more than 320,000 last year prompting fears that the figure has become the norm.
A row erupted last night over the 'huge discrepancy' between official immigration statistics and the issuing of National Insurance numbers.
New figures showing net migration to the UK remains near record levels have sparked a row between the two sides in the EU referendum debate.
David Cameron's EU renegotiation deal will do nothing to reduce net migration to the UK, Iain Duncan Smith has said.
Tenants waiting to get council houses are to be required to live for longer in the area, under plans to curb the access of EU citizens.
Concerns are growing for 500 unaccompanied children in the
Europe's free movement rule has begun to collapse as Austria dramatically enforced its own daily cap on migrants and asylum seekers.
The PM faces another humiliating defeat on his promises to stop paying child benefits to European Union migrant workers whose families live overseas.
Foreigners now account for nearly one in nine workers in Britain after a surge in the number of EU migrants coming to this country, figures reveal.
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says Britain needs a 'robust deal' for staying in the EU, when European leaders meet at a summit this week.
David Cameron will seek guarantees from MEP leaders tomorrow that they will not veto an emergency brake on migrant benefits.
Up to three million asylum seekers will arrive in Europe in the next two years, a report reveals.
A summit to raise funds for refugees would do better to scrap our outdated asylum rules.
National parliaments will get new powers to block 'unwanted' EU law as part of the UK's renegotiations with Brussels, Downing Street sources say.
Every migrant entering Greece across the Aegean Sea would be returned to Turkey under plans being drawn up by European countries.
Net migration could fall by about 100,000 a year if the UK leaves the EU and introduces work permits for EU citizens, a pressure group has said.
The Prime Minister's case to remain in the EU will be seriously undermined unless we can get an effective deal on Britain's borders
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has warned that the migration crisis is putting the EU at grave risk.
French officials have been ordered to identify refugees, mainly unaccompanied minors, able to claim asylum in Britain because they have family here.
Home secretary aims to cut flow of skilled non-EU migrants by 20% a year.
There are signs that a whole battery of measures planned to restrict the traffic in people is starting to have an effect.
The number of migrants seeking asylum in Britain has more than doubled in ten months and has now reached a record 5,000 applications per month.
The EU's dream of free movement within the Schengen zone faced ruin last night as Sweden imposed full border checks.
Immigration remains the biggest concern for Britons, theTimes/YouGov poll suggests.