Research and analysis

Migrant journey: fourth report

This report is the fourth in a series of reports that explore migrants' journeys through the UK's immigration system.


Migrant journey fourth report: tables

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This publication provides evidence on the behaviour of migrants entering the UK immigration system for the 5 main routes of entry to the UK and the common pathways through the immigration system that result in settlement.

Further information

Migrant journey: user guide
Policy and legislative changes affecting migration to the UK: timeline

Published 19 February 2014