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Students injustice leads Financial Times opinion piece

Students injustice leads Financial Times opinion piece

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 Migrant Voice - Students injustice leads Financial Times opinion piece

On 7 May, the Financial Times published an opinion piece by Michael Skapinker criticising the government's hostile environment policy and net migration target, and describing the injustice faced by thousands of international students who were wrongly accused of cheating by the Home Office in 2014 as a "classic example" of those policies in action.

"The trouble with the hostile environment policy," he wrote, "is that it appeared to treat every immigrant as an illegal unless they could prove otherwise."

Read the article here.