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Big Question: How can we change attitudes to immigration?

Objections to newcomers rest on more than economics

By Prospect Team  

Despite evidence that immigration is good for the economy, many don't believe it is good for the country. Why? © Steve Parsons/PA Wire/Press Association Images

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Immigration is rarely out of the news agenda, and will only get more coverage as we approach the next election; according to…

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