Archbishop of Canterbury says migration fears are valid

Thousands of migrants hoping to reach Britain, were living in a makeshift camp near Calais before they were moved on by French authorities on March 1Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, the leader of the world’s Anglicans, said Friday that people were entitled to fear the impact of mass migration, in his first intervention in Britain’s EU referendum debate. As the European Union struggles to deal with the arrival of an influx of people fleeing war in Syria and upheaval across the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Welby said there was a “genuine fear” about the impact on housing, employment and public services.

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