Migration Case Studies
Migration flows within Europe
More than half of the migrants to EU come from other countries within the EU. Since the EU was created the borders between member countries have been relaxed. Every person within the EU is able to more freely within. Many movements are not recorded however it is know that a large group of migrants left the 10 countries which joined the EU in 2004 migrated into the UK.Between May 2004 and June 2006 427,000 workers from eight EU accession states successfully got a job in the UK. 62% of migrants were Polish. BY 2009, 700,000 Poles were working in the UK.