Monthly Archives: October 2014

Immigration Act 2014: Housing

Briefing on the provisions related to Housing from the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association: http://www.ilpa.org.uk/resources.php/29016/information-sheet-immigration-act-housing Briefing from Migrants’ Rights Network: http://www.migrantsrights.org.uk/files/publications/MRN_briefing-landlord_checks-House_of_Lords-Feb_2014.pdf

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Irregular migration

Frank Duvell (University of Oxford – COMPAS) explains irregular migration: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/irregular-migration-10-questions-answered/

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The lump of labour fallacy

The lump of labour fallacy rests on the (flawed) assumption that the number of jobs is fixed. This is not so as Jonathan Portes explains: “The period of high immigration that began in the late 1990s actually coincided with historically … Continue reading

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South to South migration

South to South: In 2013, about 82.3 million (36%) international migrants who were born in the South were residing in the South. This is against 81.9 million (35%) who were born in the South and were living in the North. … Continue reading

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Public Accounts Committee’s report on UK immigration system

Public Accounts Committee publishes its report into the UK border and immigration system. From the Committee’s press release: The Rt Hon Margaret Hodge MP, Chair of the Committee of Public Accounts, today said: “The Home Office scrapped the UK Border Agency … Continue reading

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Policy event on the European Parliament and migration

The Institute for European Studies at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel will host a FREE policy forum on 14 November, 12:00-14:00 on the role of the European Parliament as a co-legislator in Justice and Home Affairs, focusing particularly on migration and asylum policy. … Continue reading

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Cambridge Migration Research Forum

Cambridge Migration Research Forum Public Launch Event: Tues, 4th Nov, 5 – 7pm

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