Our reports feature original and independent research and analysis conducted by the Migration Observatory on key migration issues.

  1. 6 May 2016
    Author: Carlos Vargas-Silva
  2. 4 May 2016
    EU citizens’ access to welfare benefits has been a major topic of discussion in the public debate leading up to the EU referendum in June 2016. This report explains the main policy issues and...
  3. 27 Jan 2016
    In July 2012, the government implemented a new minimum income requirement that UK citizens and settled residents have to meet if they wish to bring their spouse or partner to live with them in the...
  4. 18 Aug 2014
    Covering the period 1 December 2012 - 1 December 2013 Authors: Dora-Olivia Vicol and William Allen
  5. 3 Jul 2014
    Policy Changes, Financial Crises and a Possible 'Balloon Effect' List of key definitions used in this report
  6. 10 Feb 2014
    Immigration and Independence: Public Opinion on Immigration in Scotland in the Context of the Referendum Debate
  7. 8 Aug 2013
    Portrayals of Immigrants, Migrants, Asylum Seekers and Refugees in National British Newspapers, 2010 to 2012
  8. 11 Dec 2012
    Since July 2012, the Migration Observatory has been building the framework for a Media Monitoring Project. Its aim is to improve understanding of the coverage of migration and related issues in the...
  9. 6 Sep 2012
    This report, Britain’s '70 Million' Debate, has been produced by the Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford to inform policy makers ahead of a parliamentary debate on Thursday 6 September...
  10. 25 Jul 2012
    House of Lords EU Home Affairs Sub-committee’s inquiry into the European Commission’s Communication on a ‘Global Approach to Migration and Mobility’

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