People who are against immigration usually deny it’s because they’re racist or because they don’t like foreigners.

They tend to use other arguments, such as immigration puts pressure on the NHS, immigrants claim too many benefits or they lower wages for UK born workers.

Well, the Migration Advisory Committee –  an independent public body that advises the government on immigration matters – has just produced a report debunking all of these myths.

The MAC report reveals that immigrants to the UK pay more in taxes than they take out in benefits:

… that migrants do not produce pressure on public services such as the NHS:

… and immigration does not lower wages:

So if you’re still against immigration, stop making excuses and admit it’s because you just don’t like foreigners.


Read the full report here.