Monthly Archives: June 2012

New family rules v integration?

By: Sarah Spencer, Senior Fellow In just two weeks time, 9 July, new rules on family migrants are expected come into force. At the last count, in 2010, 54,000 people from outside the EU applied to come (or stay) on … Continue reading

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Everyday multiculturalism

By: Ole Jensen, Research Officer Last week, 14th June, we staged the final event of the Trinity 2012 seminar series. The theme of the series was ‘Everyday multiculturalism’, and it was convened by the Urban Change and Settlement cluster. In … Continue reading

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Sticks and stones…

By: Rob McNeil, Senior Media Analyst, Migration Observatory There is an old playground rhyme that tends to be trotted out by children on the receiving end of an insult: “Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words can never hurt … Continue reading

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An exclusive party?

By: Caroline Oliver, Senior Researcher Like it or not, over the last few days the UK has been touched by the regalia, pageantry, pomp and ceremony of the Diamond Jubilee, a four day holiday weekend to mark 60 years since … Continue reading

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