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The Guardian, 12 February 2009. Instead of making divisive statements about immigrant workers, we should talk about how to create more jobs for everyone

Posted 12 Feb 2009 in Published articles
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The Guardian, 4 February 2009. Free movement of labour makes economic and moral sense. Without it the EU would unravel

Posted 04 Feb 2009 in Published articles
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The Guardian, 16 December 2008. New figures reveal that immigrants are not taking British people’s jobs – despite what Sir Andrew Green’s thinktank says

Posted 18 Dec 2008 in Published articles
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Progress, November 2008. The banking crisis requires government action but not a return to 1970s state control

Posted 29 Nov 2008 in Published articles
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The Guardian, 25 November 2008. Darling’s prescription was a sticking plaster on an economy that demands Obama-style shock therapy.

Posted 25 Nov 2008 in Published articles
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JCWI Bulletin, Summer/Autumn 2008. The latest Government initiatives on citizenship mean
that prospective British citizens from outside the EU
must clear several hurdles before they can apply

Posted 21 Oct 2008 in Published articles
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The Guardian, 9 October 2008. The UK government’s measures will stave off economic collapse and get banks moving, but calling them a bail-out is misleading

Posted 09 Oct 2008 in Published articles
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The Guardian, 7 October 2008. If the government is bold and recapitalises the banks, Gordon Brown will reap a political dividend. Only ruin awaits indecision

Posted 09 Oct 2008 in Published articles
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The Guardian, 11 September 2008. We need an immigration system that favours care workers, not oligarchs and investment bankers

Posted 11 Sep 2008 in Published articles
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The Guardian, 8 September 2008. Field and Soames would like businesses to police immigration quotas – a proposal unworkable, inefficient and illiberal

Posted 11 Sep 2008 in Published articles
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The Guardian, 8 August 2008. Europe’s war against immigration is immoral and unwinnable. It’s time for a radical rethink

Posted 08 Aug 2008 in Published articles
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Freedom Daily, The Future of Freedom Foundation, April 2008

Posted 23 Jun 2008 in Published articles
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Freedom Daily, The Future of Freedom Foundation, March 2008.

Posted 23 Jun 2008 in Published articles
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Público, 18 June 2008. ¿Cómo justifica una Europa que se dice civilizada la directiva de retorno de los inmigrantes?

Posted 18 Jun 2008 in Published articles
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Washington Post, 6 April 2008. Like it or hate it, NAFTA is not a big deal for the US economy – and renegotiating should not be a priority for the new president

Posted 05 Apr 2008 in Published articles
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Progress, December 2007. Britain’s Labour government must persuade the public of the overwhelming benefits of immigration

Posted 05 Dec 2007 in Published articles
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Worth, September 2007. Does immigration reform dig a gigantic money pit, or does it open the floodgates of fiscal opportunity? Counterpoint to article by Robert Rector of the Heritage Foundation.

Posted 06 Sep 2007 in Published articles
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The International Economy, Summer 2007.

Posted 05 Sep 2007 in Published articles
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Europe’s World, June 2007. Efforts to tighten immigration controls and even bring
them into line across Europe are short-sighted and
unworkable. The EU’s growing hunger for even unskilled labour means they are also economically flawed

Posted 13 Jun 2007 in Published articles
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ForeignPolicy.com, May 2007. From phantom security enhancements to a complicated points system that only a bureaucrat could love, the immigration compromise before the US Senate is worse than nearly every realistic alternative except one: more of the same.

Posted 23 May 2007 in Published articles