What would UK immigration policy look like after Brexit? / Would leaving the EU reduce immigration to the UK?

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Series Details 19.09.15 / 03.10.15
Publication Date 19/09/2015
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What impact would Britain leaving the EU have on UK immigration policy? Jonathan Portes writes that exiting the EU would not be a magic solution to immigration problems. For a start, the UK would have to accept an exit from the single market and make alternative plans. He argues that difficult policy questions would still remain, as recent data debunk the myth of unskilled migrants flocking to the UK from other EU member states. Furthermore, less migrants from the EU might ‘make room’ for migrants and refugees from non-EU countries.

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ESO: In Focus: Brexit - The United Kingdom and the European Union http://www.europeansources.info/record/brexit-the-united-kingdom-and-the-european-union/
ESO: Background information: Cameron Needs European Backing for His Refugee Strategy to Work http://www.europeansources.info/record/cameron-needs-european-backing-for-his-refugee-strategy-to-work/
Blog: LSE EuroppBlog, 03.10.15: Would leaving the EU reduce immigration to the UK? http://bit.ly/1GpxUBn
ESO: Information Guide: European Migration Challenges http://www.europeansources.info/record/information-guide-european-migration-challenges/

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