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UKIP’s immigration plan is not realistic – but it really doesn’t have to be

by Andrew Geddes To call UKIP’s position on immigration a fully formed policy might be overstating things, but the parameters of the party’s approach have become a little clearer with a series of announcements made on the campaign trail. One thing is absolutely clear: UKIP wants to drastically reduce immigration. As news of spiking net migration […]

Lockdown at the Rio Grande achieves little as Obama seeks immigration change

By Leila Hadj-Abdou “Tonight I’d like to talk with you about immigration”, Barack Obama announced on November 20. The president plans to grant millions of irregular immigrants temporary protection from deportation. In reaction the House of Representatives has passed a Bill aiming to block his path. This would ban the Department of Homeland Security from giving relief from […]

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet?

By Andrew Geddes and Leila Hadj-Abdou Angela Merkel was reported on Monday 3 November as saying that if David Cameron insisted on ideas such as quotas for EU migrants then this could push Britain beyond a point of no return and towards the exit door. Granted we’re not talking about huge numbers of people, but […]

Joining the dots: Bridget Anderson talks to MIGPROSP

Last week we were delighted to welcome Professor Bridget Anderson for the University of Sheffield Migration Research Group inaugural annual lecture. Bridget is Professor of Migration and Citizenship and Deputy Director of the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) at the University of Oxford, and the author of Us and Them? The dangerous politics […]