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The case for more immigration

A punchy new work tackles the myths surrounding migration

By Jon Bloomfield  
Mo Farah celebrates Olympic gold in 2012

Mo Farah celebrates Olympic gold in 2012

Philippe Legrain is a man on a mission. He believes that immigrants contribute to making a better, more prosperous world. This message needs to be delivered with gusto to the general public to dispel the myths and distortions perpetrated by nationalist politicians. Legrain’s latest book is written in this spirit. In a series of punchy chapters, he illustrates the diverse benefits that migrants bring to societies across the world. The economic chapters in this fast-moving book…

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