Hostile Environment: How Immigrants Became Scapegoats
Join NEF for a live recording of the Weekly Economics Podcast with Maya Goodfellow
Djam Lecture Theatre, SOAS University of London10 Thornhaugh Street, WC1H 0XG
The UK government proudly calls the aim of its immigration policy to be the creation of a ‘hostile environment’, while refugees drown in the Mediterranean and Britain votes to leave the EU against claims that ‘swarms’ of migrants are entering Britain.
Meanwhile, study after study confirms that immigration is not damaging the UK’s economy, nor putting a strain on public services. Yet concerns about immigration are deemed ‘legitimate’ across the political spectrum, with few exceptions. How did we get here?
Join NEF for a live recording of the Weekly Economics Podcast with Maya Goodfellow. Maya will be talking about her new book, Hostile Environment: How Immigrants Became Scapegoats.
Tickets are free but spaces are limited so book early to avoid missing out!
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