Polish immigrants keep wary eye on Brexit campaign

A campaigner hands out leaflets for 'Britain Stronger in Europe', the official 'Remain' campaign group seeking to avoid a Brexit outside Waterloo station, ahead of the forthcoming EU referendum in London on June 20, 2016With all the talk about European workers in the campaign ahead of Britain’s EU membership referendum on Thursday, many Poles living in the UK are concerned about what the future holds. The Polish community is estimated at 790,000 people, making up the largest number of about three million EU citizens living in Britain who have become a key rallying point for the anti-EU cause. Paulina Coll, co-owner of a Polish restaurant in London with her Canadian husband, said the “Leave” camp in favour of Brexit have appealed to the “very basic instinct of the tribe”, with its call for a clampdown on immigration.

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