Near-Record UK Immigration Figures Fuel Raging EU Debate

May 26, 2016 9:11 AM

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Official figures show Britain gained 333,000 people through immigration in 2015 — a near-historic high, though level from the year before.

Campaigners for exit from the European Union say Thursday's Office for National Statistics figures prove that Britain can't control immigration unless it quits the bloc. Citizens of the 28 EU nations can live and work in the other member states.

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