Migrants bear brunt of UK jobless woes

Eastern Europeans now find themselves seen as competitors for dwindling jobs.

    It was not so long ago that Eastern Europeans were welcomed with open arms in Britain.

    These days, however, Eastern Europeans migrants are viewed in the UK with a mix of hostility and resentment.

    High unemployment and government pressure for the jobless to take work they don't want have driven a wedge between locals and migrants.

    Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from Boston, eastern England.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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