Migrants could influence election

Migrant voters and the 2015 election

GMT 17:39 Thursday ,29 January 2015

 Migrant Voice - Migrant voters and the 2015 election

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Jaewon Shin

Immigration is at the forefront of the 2015 general election debate and according to an article in The Guardian, politicians would be "at their own peril" to disregard the voices of the growing electorate body of migrants. This segment of the population is growing to become more--and to some extent always has been--engaged and politically active, and migrant votes have the potential to create huge impacts on the outcome of the election. The article points out that according to the Migrants Rights Network, migrant voters could be almost as numerous as Ukip supporters. Read the full story here: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jan/29/politicians-uk-migrant-voters-electorate-2015-election

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