Comment It’s time to stop treating students as migrants by David Hannay | 10.01.2017 There’s a chance to remedy this error when the Higher Education and Research Bill begins its passage through the House of Lords this week. Comment How to stop EU citizens being treated like pawns by Hugo Dixon | 12.12.2016 Theresa May mustn’t just guarantee rights of EU citizens living here. She must also deal with the nitty-gritty of figuring out who can stay. Comment Students should not be part of Brexit immigration debate by David Hannay | 14.10.2016 Overseas students contribute to our global soft-power influence and should not be discouraged from coming here. Migration Watch wrong to blame migrants for care shortages by Charlie Mitchell | 06.10.2016 Pressure group says they make the sector unattractive and understaffed by depressing wages. But without them staff shortages would worsen. Comment Stigmatising migration is not the solution by Rachel Franklin | 05.10.2016 The message from the Tory conference is clear: we get it on migration. But that doesn’t make the government’s policy ideas workable or acceptable. Brexit means Brexit. But will it be hard or soft? by Charlie Mitchell | 28.09.2016 As battle lines are drawn over the UK’s future, a soft-hard Brexit division has arisen. What does this distinction mean? Tabloids embellish blueprint of EU-Swiss deal by Charlie Mitchell | 22.09.2016 The proposed accord will not reduce immigration and could automatically enshrine EU rules in Swiss law. It’s cold comfort for Brexiteers. Comment Brexit mustn’t impoverish us culturally by Michael Prest | 18.09.2016 There’s more to Brexit than the economy. Our relationship with the EU profoundly affects what kind of society we are. EU visa waiver scheme could harm UK economy by Charlie Mitchell | 13.09.2016 British citizens will have to apply and pay a fee to enter the Schengen zone, with ramifications for tourism and business. Comment Swiss send a message from the Alps to the Pennines by Sam Ashworth-Hayes | 03.08.2016 After it rejected free movement, realities are pushing Switzerland towards a second referendum on relations with the EU. Gisela Stuart tries to airbrush record on migration by Hugo Dixon | 18.07.2016 Vote Leave chair claims she tempered inflammatory rhetoric on immigration during campaign. Labour MP didn’t try hard enough. What’s the point? by Sam Ashworth-Hayes | 13.07.2016 A points-based immigration system would require multiple changes to UK policy. Some might be economically and socially disruptive.