Migrants on the road next to migrant reception centre Jules Ferry.

Why Brexit isn’t the answer to immigration

With Europe’s migration crisis escalating everywhere from Calais to the Mediterranean refugee flotillas, many are claiming that exiting Europe will solve these and other migration “problems”. This is one of the biggest political mis-selling scandals of our time, writes Laura Sandys, chair of the European Movement, as a comment in The Guardian this week. “Outers” have Read more








    

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