Britain’s ethnic minorities are better off staying in the EU


#labourinforbritain Of the many myths peddled by those campaigning for Britain to leave Europe, the claim that Brexit would benefit non-European immigrant communities is among the most outrageous.

The fact is, our communities’ legitimate concerns about the current immigration system lie at the door of the Tory government, not the EU, and the consequences of leaving would hit minority communities hardest.

The leavers’ false claim is that, if we leave the EU, there can be higher non-EU immigration while bringing down overall numbers. Let’s not be seduced by this lie from people who are anti-immigration and who have spent their lives campaigning against the interests of working people. In the Guardian Labour’s black and ethnic minority MPs unravel the misinformation about migration - Seema Malhotra, Chuka Umunna and Keith Vaz


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