2019


24
August 2019
Statistical failures should not obscure the huge gulf between politicians and the public over immigration

By Alp Mehmet, Daily Telegraph, 22 August 2019 The public will rightly approach the new immigration figures,…

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12
August 2019
How the Immigration White Paper flies in the face of the findings and recommendations of government’s own …

Summary Notwithstanding the change of Prime Minister and Home Secretary, it appears that the December 2018 I…

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10
July 2019
The government should restore the £30,000 pay threshold for foreign workers

The government have lowered the pay threshold for applicants for skilled work permits from £30,000 per year…

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6
July 2019
Boris Johnson’s proposed illegal immigration amnesty

Commenting, Alp Mehmet, Vice Chairman of Migration Watch UK, said: “It seems Mr Johnson is consi…

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27
June 2019
The United Kingdom’s Points Based System

Summary The UK already has a Points Based System (PBS) but it has failed to reduce, or even control, immigra…

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21
June 2019
Written evidence submitted by Migration Watch to House of Commons Public Bill Committee on the Immigration a…

Spring 2019 Summary: It is vital that post-Brexit changes to the immigration system help to restore public c…

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20
June 2019
Why should we allow international graduates to stay on and stack shelves?

The government has announced the introduction of a two-year post-study work route for foreign graduates of U…

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1
April 2019
Immigration implications of indicative votes

Summary Parliament are conducting further indicative votes today. The immigration implications of the four o…

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1
April 2019
How much control do member states have over free movement?

Summary The suggestion that Belgium has shown that inflows of EU citizens can be controlled despite free mov…

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22
March 2019
Immigration and the Irish border in the event of a no deal Brexit

The government has consistently said that it will do everything in its power to avoid a hardening of the Iri…

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18
March 2019
What would an extension of Article 50 mean for immigration?

Summary: Freedom of movement to the UK would continue during any extension period. EU net migration has aver…

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13
March 2019
Potential impact of White Paper – Exposure of full-time jobs to new / increased global recruitment

Summary: Depending on the primary salary threshold for skilled workers that is finally implemented as part o…

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21
February 2019
Immigration implications of Brexit trade models

The Prime Minister’s Withdrawal Deal If the UK leaves the European Union with the Prime Minister’…

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24
January 2019
France rejects over 60% of asylum applications by Iranians at first instance; the UK rejects only 42%

Iranians who claim asylum have a more than 95% chance of staying on, legally or otherwise Only 182 failed Ir…

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