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EU Migration: why has the Home Office opposed rescuing migrants?

A new EU border control initiative will receive only limited British support

By Josh Lowe  

Most immigrants come to Britain because of our strong economy and the promise of jobs. © Sara Prestianni / noborder network

Why is everyone talking about migration to the EU? Everyone is always talking about migration to the EU, particularly in this country. But today they’re talking about it because the UK has spoken out against search and rescue operations aimed at helping migrants crossing the Mediterranean. The Home Office has told the Guardian they will only be sending one land-based officer to help…

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