EU immigration

‘Almost impossible to halt’: should UK have handed France £54m to crack down on migrant Channel crossings?
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‘Almost impossible to halt’: should UK have handed France £54m to crack down on migrant Channel crossings?

French authorities insist that they will not stop boats at sea, or accept back migrants from the UK
29 Jul 2021
What happens to EU citizens if they miss the settled status deadline?
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What happens to EU citizens if they miss the settled status deadline?

The Home Office is receiving up to 120,000 new applications a day for the scheme, say reports
30 Jun 2021
Where have all the foreign workers gone?
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Where have all the foreign workers gone?

Employers say staff from EU are not returning to former roles as UK eases Covid restrictions
18 May 2021
Denmark to limit ‘non-Westerner’ residents in poor areas
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Denmark to limit ‘non-Westerner’ residents in poor areas

Government set to move migrants out of 58 neighbourhoods to cut risk of ‘religious and cultural parallel societies’
19 Mar 2021
Is another big refugee crisis looming?
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Is another big refugee crisis looming?

German interior minister says EU should brace for biggest influx so far this decade
7 Oct 2019
What might trigger the collapse of the EU?
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What might trigger the collapse of the EU?

Several factors including Brexit and the rise of the far-right pose a threat to the political union
14 Feb 2019
Far-right ‘axis’ aims to take control of EU
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Far-right ‘axis’ aims to take control of EU

Hungary, Italy and Poland seek anti-immigration majority at upcoming European Parliamentary elections
11 Jan 2019

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UK firms facing labour crisis
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UK firms facing labour crisis

British manufacturing suffering biggest skilled worker shortage in 30 years
4 Jan 2019
Will EU citizens need visas to come to UK after Brexit?
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In Brief

Will EU citizens need visas to come to UK after Brexit?

Theresa May hints that preferential immigration treatment will be withdrawn once Britain quits bloc
18 Sep 2018
EU unveils new migration plan amid free movement backlash
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EU unveils new migration plan amid free movement backlash

Fifty thousand refugees will be relocated over two years, even as Schengen rules are tightened
28 Sep 2017
Tony Blair: ‘Get tough on immigration to stay in EU’
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Tony Blair: ‘Get tough on immigration to stay in EU’

The former PM defends open-door policy but says circumstances have changed
11 Sep 2017
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