21st Century Immigration Issues

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The 21st century have seen a large surge in the number of people coming to Britain as a result of the sustained economic growth which is a major factor that has drawn people into the United Kingdom. The enlargement of the European Union (EU) enlargement has also allowed free movement and labour rights within the EU, this has resulted in citizens from Western and Eastern European countries arriving into UK. The increase in net migration has created public anxiety resulting in changes in immigration policies which is the government’s attempt to control immigration (Somerville et al 2009). A survey published by Guardian in 2013 identified race and immigration as one of the three most important issues facing the country. This is reflected in the
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