Benefits Of Migration To The UK

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Immigration Migration is a very controversial topic in the UK. Migration is when somebody moves to a new area or country for work or better living conditions. Many people born in the UK don’t agree with immigrants coming over from other countries to live here as they think they come and steal all our money and jobs, and live in our houses leaving lots of our population homeless. I disagree with this and I think immigrants should be allowed to come to the UK and they should be supported in any decision they make when it comes to moving. It is obviously a difficult choice for them to make and moving to a completely different country with a culture they are not used to will be weird and scary. The last thing they want is for people to turn against…show more content…
What attracts immigrants to come to the UK and no other countries? It might look like this is one of the only countries immigrants move to but other countries in Europe have a higher number of immigrants in their population such as Germany and Sweden. But for the ones who do chose the UK to be their new home, what is so attractive about the UK? A recent demolition of a refugee camp in Calais, France, has left thousands of immigrants stranded and left to make a quick decision of where to go next. For many, the UK is going to be where the next chapter of their lives takes place and there are lots of reasons for this. One reason is because they have connections with family and friends that have already made the move to the UK. One of the residents who lived in the camp is moving to the UK for this reason. He told Sky News, “I have family and if you have family there things might work out”. Another reason to come to the UK is because of the language spoken here. Lots of immigrants currently living in Calais already speak good English, giving them a massive advantage when it comes to getting a job, making new friends and doing everyday things like going to the shops. We should allow immigrants to move to the UK if it is where some feel most comfortable living and it is where they will be the…show more content…
We are too busy worrying about the problems that we don’t realise all the positive things that immigrants are doing for us and the benefits they bring when they move. Theresa May had a plan to deport all low-working non-EU workers. This would cause a massive decrease in the number of NHS nurses costing the government millions of pounds on recruitment. Immigrants support the NHS so much more than we realise and we depend on them to keep it running smoothly. There is a lack of variety of skills in the UK, but immigrants help to bring a wider range of skills, opening up new jobs. This benefits our economy and makes the UK a more competitive country. We need immigrants in our country for these things to happen, so migrants should be allowed to move to the UK as it not only benefits themselves, it also benefits us as a
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