Chair of Migration Watch Lord Green said: “The government are in denial about the massive impact of immigration on the housing market.'
Staff in the Home Office’s asylum directorate are undertrained, overworked and operating in a “constant state of crisis”, whistleblowers have claimed.
Stopping and returning illegal migrants to their countries of origin must become standard procedure.
It is vital that we continue our determination to build a Britain that is open, outward-facing and welcoming to the brightest and best talent.
More technology workers in the UK are coming from India, Australia and the US than from major EU countries, according to a study.
These practical recommendations outline how EU migration could be sharply reduced while preserving access for employers to the best and brightest.
Tory “mutineers” ensured that MPs must approve the terms of Britain’s departure from the EU.
The High Court has ruled a Home Office policy which sees EU citizens who are sleeping rough removed from the UK is unlawful.
European criminals who served less than a year in jail will likely be allowed to stay in Britain after Brexit, a Home Office minister admitted today.
Workers polled across 15 EU countries named London as the number one destination for a new job.
Britain is facing demands to push back the ‘cut-off date’ for new EU migrants to 2021 in return for a two-year transition deal.
Any oversight in relation to EU citizens could lead to a 'mission creep'.
These coming weeks are a real test for the Prime Minister and the Government.
Lucy Moreton, head of the Border Force trade union, said drastic cuts to the immigration enforcement workforce meant the UK was now a soft touch.
It would be a squalid and abject surrender to being ruled over by a foreign court.
The reason we’re concreting over some of our most peaceful scenery is never stated. It is almost entirely a result of uncontrolled migration.
The campaigners urge a moratorium on migration from the European Union for low-skilled work.
Alp Mehmet said: ‘The consequence is people will need homes, their children will need school places, and it will put more demand on public services.’
An ‘emergency brake’ along such lines would not be effective, practical or desirable, writes Lord Green of Deddington, Chairman of Migration Watch UK.
The Home Office refused to be drawn on how much money it would give the French, but it is believed to be tens of millions of pounds.
The lobby group was last night accused (by Migration Watch UK) of trying to cling on to ‘cheap labour’.
Their indivisibility is the reason why I am more sceptical than others about a new type of EU-UK association agreement.
Defendants who fail to disclose their nationalities in court could face a year in prison under a Government scheme to deport more foreign criminals.
Alp Mehmet, vice-chairman of campaign group Migration Watch UK, said the figures 'show that predictions of a Brexodus are nonsense'.
The spiralling need for new homes is almost entirely a result of immigration, according to a report.
A new report from Migration Watch asserts that successive governments have misled the British people over the impact of immigration on housing demand.
Alp Mehmet, from MigrationWatch UK, said last night: “To reduce these pressures we need to better manage migration.”
Alanna Thomas, executive director of Migration Watch UK, said it was 'further evidence that the system is clearly not working as it should'.
Britain should delay Brexit by up to two years or a deal will fall apart, Angela Merkel’s advisers say.
They are part of a programme launched almost two years ago to bring in 20,000 Syrians driven from their homes by the civil war.
British employers are having to raise their pay offers in the face of growing recruitment problems, two surveys showed.
A third of doctors and one in eight nurses were trained abroad, around twice as high as the average for other countries.
Children across the country are being taught in classes with more than 100 pupils amid a growing crisis over school funding.
Relying almost solely on the NHS’s own data for research, I quickly became convinced many of these claims are outright false.
Borders inspector’s reports give indication of how many are in Britain without legal status and may be forced to leave.
Officials have warned the government that it could be half a decade before the changes necessary to check and tax imports to Britain are implemented.
The number of people living in Britain will rise by 3.6 million - 5.5 per cent - in a decade.
It is absurd for people to insist that swathes of green land remain untouched when our population continues to rise.
Health tourism costs the NHS in the region of £2 billion. And it is contributing hugely to a crisis in our capacity to provide care.
About 700 migrants are sleeping rough in Calais and another 400 or so in Dunkirk.
It could mean EU citizens would face removal if they don't find work, but there are no plans in place for a cap on numbers arriving.
All 3.2million European nationals living in Britain will be told they can stay in the country after Britain leaves the EU.
She confessed she simply didn’t know how many people are in the UK against the law.
The head of the Home Office admitted the army could be deployed to protect the border if Britain leaves the EU without a Brexit deal.
Failure is often a precondition to subsequent agreement, but the talks could break down.
The real question for us is why are British journalists and other intellectuals so fantastically bad at making predictions?
For the first time since the referendum, the unity of the EU over Brexit is being tested.
EU source says Michel Barnier has been hobbled over right of UK nationals living in one country to move to another.
Business says figures show new apprenticeship levy system is not working.
Successive governments have done too little to remove those with no right to remain here.
More than a million illegal immigrants are unlikely to be ever removed from Britain, a former border control chief admitted last night.
Official figures released today show that last year there were 413,000 citizens from the two countries resident in the UK.
Pakistani women living in the UK are 'shockingly badly integrated', a Cabinet Office survey is set to reveal.
Britain does not need more low-skilled EU migrants as there is no evidence they are leaving the country, a new report has concluded.
Reducing immigration too fast would be a mistake for the British economy, Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said.
Thirty-five men, all of eastern European origin, piled bedding in every room except the bathroom, with one mattress in the back garden.
More than 70 million bank and building society accounts will be checked from January next year.
Eastern Europeans still see money to be made on UK farms despite migration crackdown fears.
Migration Watch UK chairman Lord Green of Deddington said that the EU’s proposals would ‘drive a coach and horses through our immigration system’.
The failure of companies to invest in training for low-wage workers is weighing on economic growth, according to a study.
France and Germany are demanding the right to suspend the European Union’s passport-free travel zone for up to four years amid fears over terrorism.
The speech in Italian city on Friday, 22nd September will be scrutinised to see if UK stance has softened after a tricky start to talks with the EU27.
The fourth round of Brexit talks has been delayed by a week to 25 September, the Government has confirmed.
The backlog of failed asylum seekers awaiting removal from Britain has risen by more than 5,000 in a year.
Too often, firms have used cheap foreign workers as a lazy substitute for investment in training and productivity.
THE leaked proposals for immigration controls after Brexit are great news, especially for working people, writes Migration Watch UK's Lord Green.
The BMA said ministers have failed to invest enough money at a time when demand from patients is increasing due to the aging population and migration.
'Uncontrolled migration from the EU simply cannot be allowed to continue,' said Lord Green, chairman of Migration Watch UK.
The author, the Rt Hon Caroline Flint, is Labour Member of Parliament for Don Valley and a former Europe Minister.
In more than 200 schools nine in 10 pupils did not speak English as their first language.
Eight in 10 people believe the Government should take stronger measures over illegal migration, according to a British Social Attitudes poll.
The NHS will pay agencies up to £100 million to recruit GPs from abroad in a bid to increase staffing numbers.
Hundreds of migrants are sleeping near a Brussels train station sparking fears in the EU capital of a new 'Jungle'.
A new word has entered the lexicon – Brexodus – to reflect the claim that Europeans are leaving in droves as they shun post-Brexit Britain.
If we are to absorb immigration in a way that maintains the values of our country, then it needs to be controlled, and lower.
Employers realise now, more than ever, that people are the greatest resource of all. All told, it is not a bad problem to have.
Migration Watch UK calculates that the balance between arrivals and departures from non-EU countries could run at around 155,000 a year until 2021.
Theresa May has insisted the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice in the UK will come to an end with Brexit.
European courts may still be allowed to hand down rulings in Britain to settle issues such as divorces, the Government admitted today.
Who would have thought that at a Punjabi girl would hold the key to changing lives of thousands of illegal immigrants in Britain.
In the first half of this 2017, the two hundred illegals were found living in squalid conditions with landlords using them as easy income.
EU migrants will be barred from claiming in-work benefits unless they have been employed for at least four years after Brexit.
EU CITIZENS will still be able to travel to and live in Britain after Brexit under new immigration plans, it has been reported.
A record 2.37 million EU migrants are working in Britain, it has been revealed.
The number of EU nationals working in the UK has reached a record following a post-Brexit slump, according to official figures.
The government says it will propose an 'innovative and untested approach' to customs checks as part of its Brexit negotiations.
Rather than travel across the Mediterranean to Greece, which has seen numbers fall since the middle of 2015, they are now aiming for Italy and Spain.
The National Crime Agency (NCA) has blamed freedom of movement in the EU for a rise in human trafficking and modern slavery in Britain.
Calls to remove students from the net migration figures are misguided, says Migration Watch UK's Alanna Thomas.
About 700 migrants attempted to storm the border between Morocco and Spain at the enclave of Ceuta (pictured), but the Spanish authorities succeeded.
Figures come nearly a year after closure of the notorious Jungle migrant camp.
Drive for higher fees ‘betrays’ sixth-formers.
Migrant arrivals to Italy by sea: the numbers are set to rise.
The lorry drivers are said to have been attacked at service station in Gentbrugge.
Airports popular with UK tourists have seen queues stretching back hundreds of yards after stricter checks were imposed on entry and exit.
The Home Office has been accused of “papering over cracks” with temporary staff.
Philip Hammond's Brexit transition plan has come under public attack from Boris Johnson’s economic guru, as significant Tory splits begin to emerge.
It will help ministers devise immigration system that keeps economy buoyant after country takes back control of borders.
The number of illegal immigrants removed from the UK after being told to leave has fallen by more than a fifth in three years.
The EU's top court has ruled that a law requiring refugees to seek asylum in the first country they reach applies even in exceptional circumstances.
Eight out of 10 Britons want to take back full control of immigration, a new Ipsos MORI survey reveals.
The 52% who voted to leave the EU would consider it a con if Britain was out of Europe but still subservient to its laws and institutions
Any request to revoke Article 50 requires European Council consent.
Net migration has added a quarter of a million people to the population each year for the past 12 years, according to official figures.
Lord Green, of Migration Watch UK, said it would be “absurd” to remove students from the net migration target.
The number of foreign-born mothers having babies in England and Wales in 2016 reached 28% - the highest level on record, official statistics show.
Independent crossbencher Lord Green of Deddington said it was obvious from the referendum result that the scale of immigration must be reduced.
Around 70 per cent of people who voted leave last year rate immigration as important or very important in a fresh poll.
Migration Watch UK's Alanna Thomas writes that staying in the Single Market could mean high levels of continued EU immigration.
A baby boom fuelled by migration will lead to 20 per cent more pupils at secondary schools within ten years, official figures show.
MPs must 'work together' on Brexit, the minister in charge of the UK's EU exit has said, as he publishes a bill to convert EU law into British law.
Dozens of small ports are unguarded – leaving Britain wide open to illegal migrants.
Tactics have increased deaths at sea, peers warn.
The UK has moved closer to overtaking France as the second most populous country in the European Union, official figures show.
Migration Watch UK Advisory Council member James Hanratty describes deep-rooted flaws in the Home Office’s approach in an extract from his book.
Businesses in England are being urged by the government to create a post-Brexit 'army of skilled young people'.
Illegal immigrants who escaped from the Grenfell Tower inferno will get a one-year amnesty, Theresa May has ruled.
The Commission's deputy head Frans Timmermans said the UK would be pushed to take part in the new programme due to the strain on Italy.
The Transport Minister will announce the road-building scheme after a sharp rise in traffic and slowing average speeds.
Record numbers of fines have been issued to lorry drivers for bringing illegal immigrants into the UK, new figures reveal.
Migrant arrivals are up nearly 19 per cent over the same period last year and Rome has threatened to close its ports .
Ministers are looking at creating a new body to oversee EU citizens' rights in the UK .
As thousands of migrants take advantage of calm seas to sail from Libya to Europe, Italy has threatened to close its ports to the influx.
More and more people are taking the decision to up-sticks from their London homes and move elsewhere, according to ONS data.
If the housing, health and transport infrastructure takes no account of the unrecorded population increase, the result is social discontent.
About three million EU citizens living in the UK would be allowed to stay after Brexit, Theresa May has proposed.
If you tighten up employment law and make it more difficult for businesses to employ cheap immigrant labour, businesses would start investing in IT.
Lord Green, chairman of the Migration Watch think tank, warned that Britain was at a “turning point”.
Minorities are seeing a very different version of the world to the majority and that entrenches social divisions.
Germany has offered a soft Brexit with continued access to Europe’s single market in return for a British concession on free movement.
A damning report claims that illegal immigration in Britain may be running at 150,000 a year.
Before Remainers get swept up in their moment, and their ambitions swell, it's worth pondering what possibly might be on the table.
The Prime Minister now has a historic cross-party mandate drawn from all parts of the UK to help deliver Brexit.
The PM is as oblivious to the links between segregation, deprivation and jihadism as she was when home secretary.
MWUK Chairman Lord Green said: “It is surely wrong in principle that anyone who has no right to be in this country should be drawing benefits.'
The number of migrants using a perilous new sea route across the Mediterranean from Morocco to Spain has more than tripled in a year, it has emerged.
EU workers with British citizenship can bring in non-EU partners and other family members without meeting income restrictions, according to a court.
Britain faces having to accept migrants who arrive on two military bases in Cyprus after an Appeal Court ruling yesterday.
But the number is still miles from Theresa May's target to reduce it to the tens of thousands.
More than six million asylum seekers are waiting to cross into Europe, a leaked intelligence report warns.
Today, the biggest drivers of migration are likely to be the lower cost of transportation and the demographics in Africa.
Theresa May wishes to control the number of people coming to UK from the EU
Campaign group presses home secretary to order full evaluation of ‘right to rent’ immigration status checks by landlords.
Labour's plans reject imposing 'bogus immigration targets' on the border rules.
Your leading article (May 9) makes no mention of a critical issue — namely, the impact of current levels of immigration on our population.
The move would help UK businesses transition from relying on EU workers to fill roles.
As employers warn of a looming skills shortage following Britain’s exit from the European Union, a “brickie visa” has been touted as the solution.
Labour's draft manifesto commits to scrapping minimum income rules for the partners of non-EU migrants, making it easier for them to come to the UK.
Non-EU citizens may have the right to residence in the EU if their children are EU citizens, the European Court of Justice has ruled.
In less than two years, we will leave the European Union. It is vital that we are ready on day one.
In 2009, net migration was 196,000. Today it’s around 300,000, bringing enormous pressures to bear on communities, public services and jobs.
With the Tories promising yet again to bring net migration into the tens of thousands, is it achievable this time?
The Conservatives will once again promise to cut net migration to the 'tens of thousands' in their election manifesto, the BBC understands.
The EU has urged China to clamp down on the sale of inflatable dinghies which are falling into the hands of smuggling gangs.
A major clash is expected over the unrestricted right of EU citizens living in Britain to continue to bring immediate family to live with them.
Nearly seven in 10 people do not believe Theresa May will meet her pledge to cut immigration below 100,000.
One of the hottest numbers in British politics is based on a tourism survey that began in the 1960s.
Scotland's population continued to increase last year, rising to a record 5,404,700.
Theresa May is to drop a pledge to pull the UK out of the European Convention on Human Rights.
There is no dispute about the value that international students bring to the economy.
It comes as Labour said they would give such a guarantee on their first day in office were they win to the General Election on 8 June.
Prime minister keen to ensure universities take only ‘brightest and best’.
Our borders and laws are failing the public so May must be bold if she wants to win back trust.
Employers in Britain will have to take more responsibility for enforcing immigration rules after Brexit, experts warn.
The proposal has been suggested by Migration Watch UK chairman Lord Green and was dubbed “a good idea” by a senior Home Office source.
Alp Mehmet said:'Business must now focus on recruiting and training from the domestic workforce and wean itself off the cheaper East European option.'
Big business was last night urged to wean itself off cheap foreign labour as figures revealed huge numbers of migrants in blue-collar jobs.
Analysis shows five times as many live in poorest third of country as in richest third, sparking calls for overhaul of system.
Brexit must mean taking back control of Britain’s borders — and here is how, writes former Environment Secretary Owen Patterson.
Thousands of bars, nightclubs, off-licences and takeaways will face immigration checks under new powers to tackle illegal working.
EU citizens could continue to move freely to Britain for years after Brexit, the prime minister indicated yesterday.
Sources told the Sun that post-Brexit the Government believed voters are now content with idea Britain is going to be in “control” of its borders.
'I want to reflect on how the business pages have covered the labour market consequences of Brexit over recent weeks', writes David Goodhart.
Nicola Sturgeon may well learn from Prime Minister Theresa May that she is heading for another bitter disappointment.
Prime Minister Theresa May will publish her plans for a post-Brexit legal shakeup this week, just one day after formally launching negotiations.
Nicola Sturgeon's call for a second referendum on independence for Scotland has been formally backed by the Scottish Parliament.
EU migrants who have come to Britain could continue to be paid child benefit after Brexit to send to their families back home.
We're doing the right thing — why is Mrs May so reluctant to admit it?
‘Significant fails’ in percentage of white British children attending local schools in some areas, according to study.
Landlords and employers will face sanctions for knowingly taking on those without permission to live and work in the UK after Brexit.
Tony Blair has admitted he had no idea how many people would move to Britain when the EU expanded in 2004.
PM is sticking to net target despite opposition from her own ministers.
Theresa May has accused SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon of forcing a “fundamentally unfair” independence referendum that would damage Brexit negotiations.
Migrant teachers and nurses will be forced to declare any criminal past before being allowed to come to the UK.
Migrants from the EU may face different rules depending on which sector of the economy they are coming to work in, the immigration minister suggested.
Parliament has passed the Brexit bill, paving the way for the government to trigger Article 50 so the UK can leave the European Union.
There may not be a formal agreement on the rights of EU citizens living in the UK until the end of the Brexit negotiations, it has been revealed.
Nicola Sturgeon will ramp up the pressure on Theresa May today as the PM prepares to fire the starting gun on Brexit.
Home Office quietly announces new policy where those applying for permanent residency face ‘safe country review’ after five years’ limited leave.
Lord King said: ‘It’s important that the UK now actually is proactive in setting out what the Government’s plan for immigration policy will be.'
The economy will expand at a much faster rate than expected this year while government borrowing will be much lower, according to the the budget.
Brexit is an unparalleled opportunity to make serious progress in reducing immigration, writes Migration Watch Chairman Lord Green.
Uber London Ltd has lost its High Court challenge over new language requirement rules planned for private-hire vehicles.
Migration Watch chairman Lord Green says anyone from the EU who wants to work in the UK should need a work permit.
Ministers have been told to prepare Britain for a hard Brexit in two years to allow Theresa May to walk away from EU negotiations without a deal.
The government is facing a first defeat for its Brexit bill in the House of Lords later.
Theresa May is next month poised to announce the end of free movement for new EU migrants on the same day that she triggers Article 50.
The numbers of Romanians and Bulgarians coming here has soared to a new record high of 74,000 over the 12 month period.
An ID app would be more likely to reassure people now than concern them, and it would allow EU nationals to regularise their lives.
Alp Mehmet, Vice-Chairman of Migration Watch UK, said the fall in net migration was a 'step in the right direction'.
Perhaps I might explain to Tony Blair in an “easy to understand” way that he has completed misapprehended the immigration issue.
Time wasted in Britain's worst traffic jams cost motorists a staggering £31bn last year, according to new research.
Migration Watch UK say claims controls on the entry of EU workers will leave firms short-staffed are untrue.
Businesses are unlikely to face a sharp drop in the number of eastern European workers following Brexit, according to a Migration Watch UK report.
British employers are optimistic about their ability to recruit qualified employees after Britain leaves the EU.
Britain needs to recruit and train 1.6 million low-skilled health and social care workers up to 2022, more than any other job in the country.
Temporary border controls introduced in the wake of the 2015 Paris terror attacks are being extended for another three months.
As a country we damage the service given to our own people — who are entitled to it — when we give it away to someone else.
Ministers will admit England's housing market is 'broken' as they unveil new plans to build more affordable homes.
MP Nicholas Soames has called for foreign visitors to arrive on British soil with health insurance certificates amid a crackdown on health tourism.
Migrants could account for more than four in every ten households formed between now and 2039, a minister has warned.
Health tourism is draining the NHS of hundreds of millions of pounds a year because of 'chaotic' billing.
First detailed picture of the number of UK citizens living in other EU countries who are not dual-nationals.
In the four years since I blew the whistle on health tourism, little has changed.
There is a national shortage in computer science, general science and Mandarin teachers that justifies schools recruiting from abroad, the MAC said.
Theresa May can meet her immigration target after Brexit with a work permit system to stop low-skilled workers arriving from Europe, campaigners said.
The home secretary has appeared to rule out the possibility of Scotland being handed powers over immigration after the UK leaves the EU.
Unfortunately, this proposal is too simplistic to have even a remote chance of being effective.
Sky-high immigration from Europe may continue for at least two years after Britain leaves the EU in 2019, the Brexit Secretary signalled yesterday.
Thousands of Britons are setting up fake lives in Ireland to obtain residency in the UK for non-EU family members.
Theresa May has said the UK 'cannot possibly' remain within the European single market, as staying in it would mean 'not leaving the EU at all'.
Ministers are drawing up plans for a two-tier system of UK border controls for EU citizens .
People flying to the UK could face 'severe disruption' after Brexit unless the Border Force employs more people, airports have warned.
Health bosses hope to recruit up to 500 doctors from overseas to solve the recruitment crisis
The government is seriously considering imposing a £1,000-a-year levy on every European Union skilled worker recruited by British employers.
Migrants should get lessons in how to queue, when to put their rubbish out and how to ‘be nice’, the Government’s integration tsar has said.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said he stands by his view that immigration to the UK from the EU is not too high.
Vince Cable makes the liberal case for immigration controls.
The cut will provide a long-term boost to wages and help ease the national housing crisis, say Cambridge University researchers.
A major think tank campaigning for lower immigration to Britain has accused businesses of 'crying wolf' over the the risks of curbing numbers.
Theresa May is preparing to use Brexit to fulfil David Cameron’s manifesto promise to stop EU migrants from claiming benefits.
A top union figure has launched an extraordinary attack on EU free movement rules.