Ignore, legalise or deport?

The United States of America is wrestling with what to do about the estimated 11 million illegal migrants in the country.

Meanwhile in the UK, the IPPR is arguing that the estimated 500,000 illegal migrants already here should be granted an amnesty. The IPPR believes the impractability and costs of deportation makes regularisation the only viable option. They also argue it will be a boost for the Treasury with £1bn extra in revenue. Full report.

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