• Migration in the Election

    Understanding migration issues ahead of the 2015 general election
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  • Bulgarians & Romanians

    How does the British press portray A2 migrants?
    Newsprint
  • High-skilled migration to the UK

    Is there a 'balloon effect'?
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  • EU Migration

    What do we know about migration between the UK and EU member states?
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  • The Migration Observatory

    A short history of our inception, development and achievements.
  • Migration in the Media

    How is immigration portrayed in the British press?
  • Census 2011 project

    What does the the latest census data tell us about migrants in Britain?
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  • Britain's '70 Million' Debate

    Key numbers, issues and trade-offs associated with the UK's debate over a 70 million population limit
  • Thinking behind the numbers

    Understanding Public Opinion on Immigration in Britain
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  • Top ten report

    The top ten problems with information about migration in the UK
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State of the nation: The immigration numbers game

16th April

Few issues have defined the past five years of British politics as much as immigration. Throughout the current parliament, immigration has jousted with the economy and the NHS for...

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