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The Yvette Cooper speech showed Labour is not going to compete with the Tories to show who is toughest on immigration

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Migration stories continue with Yvette Cooper providing more detail on Labour’s policy and a statistical correction from the Office for National Statistics, reports Jill Rutter.

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The government is jeopardising higher education as a successful export

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The government is jeopardising the future of higher education as a successful export due to its backward-looking approach to international students, writes Chuka Umunna.

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A tale of two immigration announcements

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It is a significant day for migration policy, with a government announcement on access to benefits for EU nationals and an important legal judgement on asylum support.

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Immigration benefits Britain. But it benefits some more than others

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Immigration means different things to different people. The left should recognise that.

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If you don’t want water cannon on our streets, now is the time to say so

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The Met wants to buy weaponry that can injure, blind and even kill.

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The UK can’t rely on reputation alone to attract international students

The government should abandon its net migration target and commit unequivocally to increasing the number of international students studying in British education institutions.

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Censoring the Internet is not the way to fight extremism

Censorship could push online extremists into the darker recesses of the web.

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We must stop this illogical, economically damaging and ultimately racist law

The government is proposing a pilot scheme starting in November to ask visitors from India, Nigeria, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bangladesh to pay a cash bond of £3,000 for a visitor visa that allows them to stay in the UK for up to six months.

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Islamist extremists score their first political success in the UK – moderate muslims abandoned by home secretary

At last a well orchestrated campaign by a small group of Islamic zealots has succeeded in closing the licit importation of khat, the mild naturally occurring stimulant that has been used in Ethiopia, Kenya and Yemen for millennia.

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How the Equality and Human Rights Commission forced the government’s hand on stop and search

The Conservative party has long expressed strong support for an increase in the use of stop and search powers by the police, irrespective of the impact on community cohesion, and inequalities.

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