Immigrant factor

Print edition : July 22, 2016

Migrants walk past a graffiti reading "London my dream" written on a tent, at the "Jungle" camp for migrants and refugees in Calais, France, on June 24, a day after Britain voted to leave the EU. Photo: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP

Volunteers help migrants and refugees on a dingy as they arrive at the shore of the north-eastern Greek island of Lesbos on March 20, after crossing the Aegean sea from Turkey. Photo: Petros Giannakouris/AP

French gendarmes stand guard during the eviction of around 200 Syrian refugees from a camp site in Calais, northern France, on September 21, 2015. Photo: AFP

The refugee influx, triggered by wars imposed by the West on Libya and Syria, is one of the reasons for Brexit and the call for national referendums on E.U. membership in other European countries.
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