There is nothing in the White Paper that convinces me that the authorities are likely to be able to bring down immigration.
The immigration white paper, published yesterday,is an unfortunate symbol of the chaos of Britain’s Brexit policy.
The vast majority of the country wants immigration drastically reduced.
Lord Green of Migration Watch UK said: 'The chief winners will be business as they exploit the bonanza of a huge pool of labour.'
Leaders of some 150 countries, including the United Kingdom, have agreed to this document, a ‘global pact’ couched in the language of humanity.
Former Mayor of Freetown writes about 'brain drain' from Sierra Leone. 'we have only two doctors and 17 nurses for every 100,000 inhabitants.
GPs have long complained that surgeries are being overwhelmed by rising numbers of patients.
The figure was revealed by Immigration minister Caroline Nokes during a Commons committee.
The latest immigration figures will make uncomfortable reading for a government that has pledged a major reduction in immigration, writes Lord Green.
The PM and Home Secretary are said to be 'at loggerheads' over when to introduce restrictions.
Lord Green of Deddington, chairman of Migration Watch UK, said: “Non-EU net migration at 248,000 is astonishing.'
British and French authorities, under pressure to stem the rise in boat trips before a life is lost, face several questions.
Thousands of workers who come to Britain are transferring chunks of their wages back home to keep their relatives in school, a UN report found
There are a few things we can say with some confidence. Theresa May’s proposed deal is not popular among those taking a view.
A memorandum of understanding between the Department of Health, NHS Digital and the Home Office is being scrapped.
A French fishing boat thought to have been stolen was stopped in UK waters with 17 suspected migrants on board.
Caroline Nokes signalled the Home Office would be unable to differentiate between EU nationals already here and those arriving after the split.
A million new homes between Oxford and Cambridge would destroy an area of countryside larger than Birmingham, campaigners have warned.
James Hanratty, an immigration judge for 16 years, said crooked solicitors are helping their clients make up bogus tales of persecution.
Immigration was undeniably one of the main concerns driving the 17.4 million Britons to vote to leave the European Union.
They contact each other on the encrypted messaging service to raise the alarm about immigration raids.
MigrationWatch said five million skilled and two million below graduate-level jobs in the UK could be at risk from “new and increased” competition.
Men have been allowed to stay in the UK after fabricating sexual abuse claims.
2017/18 saw largest release of green belt land with 5,000 hectares released
The trafficking ring was based in Brussels and would smuggle “up to 20 migrants” into Britain a day.
Vice Chairman of Migration Watch UK Alp Mehmet said ‘the overall numbers, frankly, are quite likely to go up.’
Belgium's immigration minister has placed an extraordinary level of blame on “beautiful” Britain for Europe’s immigration woes.
Did you know that the UK government is planning to build a £3 billion expressway between Oxford and Cambridge?
Their case for migration is removed from the lived experience of people
Migration Watch UK described the scale of illegal immigration as a “scandal”.
Lord Green, Chairman of Migration Watch, said the report seemed 'blind to the impact of high levels of EU immigration on many communities'.
This calculation (produced by Migration Watch UK) is broadly accurate, and fits with wider demographic trends.
The Home Office revealed 2,336 cases where the claims to be a child were disputed and then checked. Of these, 1,403 turned out to be over 18.
The trial paves the way for a visa scheme which would allow tens of thousands of migrants to temporarily come to the UK after we quit the EU.
The minimum age for marriage could rise to 18 after The Times revealed how teenagers were being trapped in abusive forced relationships.
Migration Watch UK claimed there were more than a million illegals in the UK.
Migration Watch UK vice chairman Alp Mehmet said: 'The Government must honour its manifesto commitment to reduce net migration to sustainable levels.'
Transformed economies are tempting workers home and encouraging them to stay, rather than travel to the UK for jobs.
British Somali teenagers are being lured back to their parents’ homeland under the pretence of family holidays then forced into marriages.
Migration Watch said that 3.1million migrants had come to the UK over that period and 2.5million children had at least one parent who was born abroad.
With Britain set to leave the EU next year, travellers are becoming increasingly concerned about how it will affect their European holidays.
The CIPD’s research found that more than half of employers who had found it harder to recruit have boosted salaries to attract the right staff.
Lord Green said: “The need for the Government to get a grip on immigration grip on immigration grows ever stronger.”
Lord Green of Deddington, of Migration Watch UK, said: “Many people are asking why non-EU migration has not been reduced. Here is part of the answer.'
Dr Richard Vautrey, from the British Medical Association, said: “Practices do not have the resources to meet the ever increasing demands of a growing
800 Facebook pages linked to immigration crime, says National Crime Agency
Stephanie Lis said freedom of movement should continue after Brexit
Peter Mandelson is wrong: the British people were simply tired of decades of neglect, writes former Labour Home Secretary Lord Blunkett.
The lack of working-age people leaves the village vineyards unattended.
It was pulled from circulation and removed from YouTube after complaints that it broke impartiality rules.
Women and girls raped after being sent abroad, then Home Office lets illegal husbands settle in UK.
There are 11,000 more grammar school pupils in England now than in 2010, BBC analysis of official data shows.
We don't think of our country as overcrowded, but think how different life could be.
The line between economic and political migrants is so blurred that we will have to tighten the definition of ‘refugee’.
Almost 170,000 commuters are being forced to stand on peak-time trains into the biggest cities.
There is no point in handing over the decision from a deadlocked parliament to a deadlocked public, again.
There is no question that immigration was a massively important issue in the referendum.
Between 2006-07 and 2016-17, the West Midlands, North West and West Yorkshire saw the fastest growth in rail usage.
Business will invest more in training because of fewer workers coming from the EU, it was claimed.
Migration Watch Chairman Lord Green said: “These figures are a sharp reminder of the massive and continuing impact of immigration on our society.'
Immigration from the European Union may have been under-counted by half a million since 2004 – a think tank claims today.
Lord Green of Migration Watch UK said: ''It's time for the government to get serious about reducing immigration.'
The 98-page document states that businesses that provide services will be able to 'move their talented people' to and fro across the Channel.
‘The scaremongers who said that Brexit would reduce the interest of EU students in coming here have been proven wrong,' says Professor Alan Smithers.
In private, senior government figures have accepted that the UK will offer work visas to the EU as part of negotiations.
The England manager himself said as much in his press conference yesterday when he acknowledged that an English victory could help heal divisions.
A cabinet minister says he is 'confident' his colleagues will settle their differences over Brexit.
There is a good case for allowing relatively small number of skilled people into the country on these grounds, but not for mass immigration.
The controlled centres would be set up by EU states on a voluntary basis.
The Telegraph has learnt that free movement of workers could also effectively continue after Brexit.
Peter Lilley, the former social security secretary, accused ministers of largely only paying lip service to years of under-investment in training.
An exclusive poll for this programme suggests Britain still wants big cuts to immigration. A majority support a cap of tens of thousands a year.
They will be given the automatic right to settle here as long as they pay £65 – about £10 less than the minimum cost of a UK passport.
Refugees run the risk of damaging the job prospects of low-skilled young men in Germany, Austria and Sweden, the OECD has warned.
The government has seen off a rebellion by Conservative MPs over Parliament's role in the Brexit process.
The migration of thousands of people across the Mediterranean is not some natural, unavoidable phenomenon.
Migration Watch said: 'The last time the student visa system was loosened in 2009 it took years to recover from the massive inflow of bogus students'
Lord Green, chairman of Migration Watch UK, said: 'In the longer term the answer has to be to train our own medics.'
The real solution surely has to be to reduce this reliance on those trained overseas and to train our own.
One smuggler described the Irish route as “a guaranteed way to get into the UK”
The former prime minister has called for tougher migration controls.
Each year around 2,000 people bypass immigration control after they are sent the wrong way.
Alp Mehmet, vice chairman of Migration Watch UK, says NO.
The report also claimed people believe the nation’s culture is not “sufficiently promoted and defended”.
The corruption and poverty that encourage Romanians to migrate leave the country depleted of energy and hope
Lord Green, of Migration Watch UK, said: 'Very few people appear to have been sticking up for the culture and traditions of our own country.'
The news comes following warnings of intensifying pressure on the education system caused by the influx of migrants.
The Office for National Statistics says the total number of Romanian nationals rose by 25% from 2016 to 2017, reaching 411,000.
In some parts of the country the number of foreign-born people has soared by as much as 10-fold.
4,024 EU nationals were in prisons in England and Wales in 2017, according to data released last month.
A think tank report has found what Brits already know, that bosses 'have been getting away with it far too long'.
Lord Green of Deddington, Chairman of Migration Watch UK, said: ‘These new labour force figures dispose of any claim of a Brexodus.'
Organised crime groups have spent significant money buying or hiring aircraft to get people into Britain illegally, according to the NCA.
The PM has intervened to ensure proposals are ready before the summer recess.
In the year to May 2017, 698 homeless EU nationals were targeted and removed.
There is no shortage of models for ministers to pinch. Every country in the European Union has a card, save for Britain, Denmark and Ireland.
Up to 100,000 people of Indian origin are thought to be living in Britain illegally
The Conservative Party electorate is being rapidly and radically transformed.
We all know the propaganda. London: it’s the best city on the planet. A vibrant metropolis, at ease with its diverse, tolerant self.
Sixty MPs from the European Research Group, led by Jacob Rees-Mogg, have sent the Prime Minister a 30 page report detailing their opposition.
If anything, Javid must toughen up Britain’s defences against illegal immigration.
It is the one issue where our leaders deny the wishes of their citizens.
The transition agreement with the EU, formally approved on Friday, is useless for controlling immigration.
It is now clear that the Government have dropped the ball on immigration.
77 per cent of Britons thought that illegal immigration was a serious problem facing their country.
The EU-Turkey accord has reduced refugee flows and eased tensions within the bloc but deeper issues have been left unresolved.
Robert Chote said there is a possibility lower immigration from the EU could trigger companies to be 'more productive' and deliver an economic uplift.
'Immigration on this scale not only makes integration more difficult,' said Alp Mehmet, Vice Chair of Migration Watch UK.
Britain’s customs system will not be ready in time for the start of its new relationship with the European Union at the end of 2020.
Slough and Luton have particularly high shares of under-18s, partly because they have the highest birth rates of all UK cities.
European Union citizens moving to Britain during the Brexit transition period will have the right to stay indefinitely.
The number of secondary-age pupils is expected to increase by 21 per cent in the next five years, a Government projection states.
The time for talking is over, the Government must start taking meaningful action now.
It’s the one reason for this worsening problem that blinkered liberals choose to ignore.
Alp Mehmet, Migration Watch vice-chair, said: “As an excuse for delaying the bill this is absurd.'
Recent signs are that the UK will cave on the major points of disagreement.
The Government’s immigration bill will not contain a new policy to bring down the numbers of people coming into Britain, a minister has revealed.
Government has an essential role in helping to wean firms off cheap immigrant labour.
Jeremy Corbyn has said Brexit will put a stop to firms “importing cheap labour” to undercut the wages of UK workers.
Britain is benefiting ‘very little’ from a Brussels deal to send asylum-seekers back to the country where they first set foot in Europe.
Guy Verhofstadt said disagreement over how EU citizens will be treated during transition period looked to be almost ironed out.
Britain could vote to stay in the EU in a second referendum if the bloc made key reforms to immigration, Tony Blair has suggested.
Lord Green of Deddington, of Migration Watch UK, said: ''This is a complete capitulation to EU demands.'
When Merkel opened Germany’s frontiers to an uncontrolled flow of migrants in 2015 she ushered in the creeping disintegration of the European Union.
Migration Watch UK insisted there was “no sign whatsoever of workers abandoning the UK” in light of the bombshell Referendum vote.
Scottish ministers have been accused of making 'woefully misleading' claims about the damage that a decrease in immigration would do to the economy.
‘Compelling’ case to help the agricultural sector, environment secretary says.
Intellectuals who champion life outside the EU are the latest victims of the thought police.
Civil servants are refusing to help the Home Office investigate immigrants suspected of being in the country illegally, a report reveals.
GOVERNMENT dithering on Brexit and under-funding of border controls could plunge the system into “a real mess”, senior MPs have warned.
Britain has been named among the ten most gridlocked countries in the world
Our businesses are now reliant on a flow of cheap labour. What they should be doing instead is investing in training the existing workforce.
The number of foreign students applying to British universities has hit a high.
Charges for migrants to use the NHS will be doubled.
Theresa May has indicated she will fight a proposal to give residency rights to EU citizens during the transition period after Brexit.
Migration Watch Uk warned the ‘absurd’ move could result in up to a million more EU migrants winning the automatic right to live here.
UK chancellor tells Davos there should be only ‘modest changes’ to EU relationship.
Since the Brexit vote, the UK economy has been more robust than expected.
One simple fact remains – there has been no outbreak of mass Bregret.
There are nearly 35 million passenger arrivals from the EU at the UK border each year, writes Vice Chairman of Migration Watch UK Alp Mehmet
Alp Mehmet, vice chairman of Migration Watch UK, said: 'It is time France did much more to stop the camps being established.'
Employee is accused of falsifying records that could have seen hundreds benefit.
Migration Watch UK said a million people could come in during the two-year transition period.
A huge health tourism scam is costing the NHS £20million a year.
Migrants made about 115,000 attempts to cross the Channel from Calais last year, according to a source at the French presidency.
Alp Mehmet, vice chairman of Migration Watch UK, said:'This is a superficial report [which] tacitly accepts the current level of immigration.'
Mr Macron, who is due to visit Calais tomorrow, wants to raise the issue at talks with Mrs May at Sandhurst this week.
What is Theresa May doing with this reshuffle? The answer may lie with a Conservative electorate that has undergone profound change.
Nearly two-third of Scots (63 per cent) think the entire UK should have the same immigration regime after it leaves the EU next year.
Growth in the numbers of EU students studying in the UK continued to outstrip growth in the numbers of domestic students entering higher education.
More than 100,000 people applied for asylum in France last year, the highest number in four decades, but 64 per cent of the requests were denied.
A health tourist has racked up Britain's biggest ever unpaid NHS bill after leaving a hospital with a debt of more than £530,000.
From the moment the United Kingdom signalled its intention to leave, the European Union has been fixated on keeping its remaining members united.
The impact of leaving the EU on Whitehall’s immigration agencies will be permanent.
A health tourist is defined as a patient who comes to UK with a pre-existing illness, and the purpose of their visit is to access free NHS care.
Records reveal 2,644 adults were caught lying to enter the UK from 2010 to 2016.
Strong, effectively policed borders are not the bar to a better world but a prerequisite for it.
About 50 will be deployed in a trial run, to be expanded later to police the coastline.