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Myths On Immigration Are ‘Allowing Governments To Introduce Hostile Policies And Deny Migrants Healthcare’

Myths on immigration are allowing governments around the world “to introduce hostile and restrictive policies”, a new study claims. An investigation by peer-reviewed medical journal The Lancet concludes that the normalisation of “harmful” myths - specifically ones claiming migrants are a burden on services - has allowed for the implementation of policies including migrants being denied treatment on the NHS and the detention of people at US borders. The study examines commonly-held falsehoods, including the claim migrants are a burden on health services. Contrary to popular myths, The Lancet has...

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Published By: huffingtonpost - Wednesday, 5 December