IPPR responds to the government's plans on immigration settlement policy

Published Wed 29 Feb 2012
As we know, the government has saddled itself with a target of cutting "net migration" - immigration minus emigration - to the "tens of thousands" by 2015. This was always going to be challenging, particularly given two trends: emigration levels, which are low by recent standards, and net migration from Eastern Europe, which remains high.
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