A briefing exploring the geographical research and evidence relating to the impact of migration on the economy and society of the UK.
This RGS-IBG policy briefing from 2008 explores the geographical research and evidence on migration in the UK. It addresses 10 controversies around migration, particularly relating to the impact of immigration and emigration on economies and resources, and to UK immigration policy.
The briefing was informed by input from Professors Heaven Crawley, Richard Black, Allan Findlay, Khalid Koser, and Philip Rees.
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Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), Association for Geographic Information (2008). UK migration controversies: a simple guide. Case study. [online] Available at: www.rgs.org/impact/migrationcontroversies/ Last accessed on: <date>
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