UCL Institute for Global Prosperity


Henrietta Moore: Let’s be honest about immigration

21 April 2015


In an article for the Telegraph, Professor Henrietta Moore debates the appropriateness of media responses to immigration. She uses the facts to bring to bear a less-discussed question: why are so many people globally on the move?

If we are to address immigration, Prof. Moore calls for a deeper understanding of ‘why people would be willing to uproot their whole lives and move to a strange land in the first place’.

The question, of course, turns the burden of responsibility on the ‘global north’ and our resource-demanding habits.

Read the full article on the Telegraph website.

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