Immigration - People Places & Democracy
Baby bust and baby boom: Examining the liberal case for pronatalism
This briefing paper considers the liberal case for explicitly ‘pronatalist’ policies that aim to increase the birth rate in the UK.
|Published:||20 September 2021|
|Author(s):||Scott Corfe, Aveek Bhattacharya|
The EU Settlement Scheme: The greatest story never told?
The terms of the EU Settlement Scheme are very generous in giving EU citizens the right to stay in the UK permanently, both absolutely and in comparison with the EU...
|Published:||29 June 2021|
The New Plan for Immigration: We need to talk about Albania
This briefing argues that by failing to engage with either the public’s scepticism of asylum seekers, or the problem of what to do about failed asylum seekers, the refugee rights sector has ceded the ground in this area to the Government, and that the New Plan for Immigration is largely the result.
|Published:||05 May 2021|
Stuck in the middle with you
In response to the Government’s proposals for a 'New Plan for Immigration', this report argues that the UK should amend its existing immigration rules to allow safe and legal routes for more people to enter the UK on humanitarian grounds who can more easily integrate and make economic contributions to the UK.
|Published:||25 March 2021|
|Author(s):||Russell Hargrave, Jonathan Thomas|
Fixing Britain’s broken asylum system
This briefing paper discusses the on-going war of words between the Government and refugee advocates over recent rhetoric on asylum and illegal migration. It sets out the complexities and challenges facing Britain's asylum system and makes the case for co-operation between both sides over increased participation in international resettlement schemes.
|Published:||30 November 2020|
Best intentions: EU migrant workers in Fenland
This report is based on the results of survey interviews conducted with mostly lower-skilled EU migrants in the Fenland area of the UK, one of the most deprived parts of the UK and at the heart of the "Leave" vote in the EU Referendum.
|Published:||17 September 2020|