When it comes to integrating immigrants, friendship is the key

“How do you integrate newcomers, and even long-standing residents who continue to live apart, into British society? As a consequence of two factors – persistently high immigration and Islamic extremism – it is a question that is ever more urgently asked. Yet answers remain elusive.

“On Monday, I am launching a new unit at the think tank Policy Exchange to inject some factual objectivity into these arguments and to try to make it easier to talk about ethno-cultural differences, in the same way that we talk about social class.”

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