The proportion of Eastern European immigrants who intend to settle in Britain increases fourfold within months of them coming here, research shows. Researchers at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) found that many Eastern European migrants choose to settle in Britain permanently despite early intentions to stay for only a short time. They found women were more likely to decide to stay than men, as were those with higher than average earnings.
Judy Viitanen and the PRimage team believe that the findings of this report are sure to be seized on by those calling for tougher controls on immigration from Eastern Europe. Watch this space!
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