Vince Cable has hit out at suggestions that immigrants should pay a £1,000 security bond after a Liberal Democrat former minister quit Parliament in protest

Vince Cable hits out at move to force some immigrants to pay £1,000 security bond

Sarah Teather complained that some Coalition policies had left her 'desolate'

City brain drain ‘may hurt growth prospects’

The City of London is facing a brain drain of talent that could eventually hit the UK’s economic growth, experts have warned.

Just one in six voters believe immigration is a good thing for Britain, poll suggests

Majority of voters think immigration is harming Britain

Survey shows extent of public dissatisfaction, with 60 per cent saying migrants bring more disadvantages than advantages to the UK

The US Supreme Court has struck down and anti-immigrant voting law in Arizona

US Supreme Court strikes down anti-immigrant Arizona voting law

Arizona has stood out for its passing tough measures to discourage illegal aliens from settling

International students denied study visas - even though they were sponsored by the Government

Six international students sponsored by the Department for International Development had their visas refused by the Home Office because the system does not work, a Labour MP has claimed in the Commons.

Immigration panic ‘puts off overseas students,’ warns Vince Cable

Public “panic” over immigration is causing harm to the economy, the Business Secretary has warned.

Police officers search young men lined up against a wall in a suburb of Stockholm (Fredrik Persson/AFP/Getty Images)

What's to blame for the riots in Sweden?

You might have missed it last week but Sweden, lauded around the world for its tip-top society - happy, equal, diverse - has been convulsed by riots. Classrooms gutted; far-right extremists seen chasing immigrants around a suburb. So what's the cause?

David Cameron with a UK Border Agency official at Heathrow

Halting immigration 'would cost UK £18bn in five years'

The economic benefit of immigration to the UK is revealed today in a report showing that halting net migration would cost every taxpayer in the country £137,000 over their lifetime.

Nick Clegg will announce the crackdown on immigration

Clegg's immigration speech was an opportunity missed for the supposedly liberal Lib Dems

Lib Dem policy should not be based on the likely reaction of the right wing

British stories of Nigerian Cinderellas are no fairy tale

Slavery still exists in modern-day Britain. And how we treat victims is not pretty

The case for migration is a compelling one, don't let Miliband's introspection on election defeat drown it out

The attack on New Labour's mass migration policy must be confronted, not 'triangulated' away

Boris Johnson meets students and pupils during a visit to Amity University

Boris Johnson takes a swing at 'alarmist' student visa policy

Mayor of London uses Delhi trip to warn that foreign universities could 'eat Britain's lunch'

Government's migration cap is a 'big barrier to growth', says Lord O’Donnell

The Government’s migration cap is a “big barrier to growth”, Britain’s former top civil servant has said.

Cuba relaxes its grip on exit visas

Cuba eases travel abroad for many citizens

FIFTY years after the Cuban missile crisis, there are signs even Cuban government is beginning to relax.

Government responds to 'no strategy' claims in missing migrants row

The Government today insisted it had clear strategy to identify and remove people who fail to leave the UK when their visas run out, despite a damning report which revealed that the Home Office has no idea where 150,000 potential migrants are.

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Britain braced for Black Friday
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Stories of Bill Cosby's alleged sexual assaults may have circulated widely in Hollywood, but they came as a shock to fans, says Rupert Cornwell
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Oh come, all ye multi-faithful: The Christmas jumper is in fashion, but should you wear your religion on your sleeve?

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The Christmas jumper is in fashion, but should you wear your religion on your sleeve?
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The GP off to do battle in the war against Ebola

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First video bloggers conquered YouTube. Now they want us to buy their books
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US channels wage comedy star wars
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