Hostile Environment: How Immigrants Became Scapegoats
While a government keen to tell voters that it could control immigration created the ‘hostile environment’, our television screens showed us refugees drowning in the Mediterranean and a country riven with discord unleashed by the EU referendum. When studies show the benefits of immigration and refute the idea that it strains public services, where does this scapegoating come from? Maya Goodfellow marshals the latest research in this sharp-eyed investigation.
In conversation with Anoosh Chakelian, Britain Editor of the New Statesman