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Migrant Workers - Your Questions Answered

The Humber area has a long history of migration. Recently there has been a rise in migration to the area, in line with the country as a whole, because more people from overseas are coming here to find work. 

Many local employers now rely on migrant workers to keep their businesses going, particularly in labour intensive industries where migrant workers are plugging the gaps due to a shortage of local workers. 

What is a migrant worker?

Where have the migrant workers come from?

Why have migrant workers come to this country?

Why have migrant workers come to this area?

How many migrant workers live here?

Why do employers recruit people from abroad?

What rights do migrant workers have when they are here?

How do migrant workers affect me?

How can I welcome and support migrant workers?

What are the challenges for councils and partners?


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