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.
This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 4.0), which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is cited.
How to cite
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) (2008) UK Migration Controversies: a simple guide. Policy briefing. Available at: http://www.rgs.org/geography/advocacy-and-impact/impact/migration-controversies-uk/. Last accessed on: <date>
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