• Migration in the Election

    Understanding migration issues for 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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International students and the net migration target: Should students be taken out?

26th June

The Conservative party’s goal of reducing net migration to the tens of thousands was a driving force behind a series of measures from 2010 onwards restricting each of the three...

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