Migrants' Rights Network

Comment: Immigration policy: How open will Britain be?

Fizza Qureshi, the co-CEO of Migrants’ Rights Network, said the organisation was disappointed by some proposals from leading parties which suggested they would be ending free movement. It will leave many people living in the UK and overseas in uncertainty, Qureshi told Eastern Eye,and felt like a shortsighted move when the country is so heavily reliant on migrants for a successful economy.

“We would welcome all the parties to consider the impact their proposed policies have when they talk about numbers of people, targets and skills on migrants and settled BAME communities, and wider society. If we can’t make the UK a welcoming place then no-one will be attracted to come and make the UK their home.”

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