UK Immigration at Record High as Topic Is Hotly Debated

August 27, 2015 9:42 AM

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LONDON — Official figures show Britain gained almost 330,000 people through migration in the year to March 31 — the highest figure on record and a headache for the Conservative government amid a political storm about immigration.

The Office for National Statistics said Thursday that 636,000 people arrived and 307,000 left.

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