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Rebordering Britain & Britons after Brexit

Leave or remain? The post-Brexit (im)mobility intentions of Bulgarians in the United Kingdom

Abstract

In the light of impending Brexit, what factors shape European Union migrants' plans to remain in or leave the UK? Based on an online survey of 360 Bulgarians, an under-researched migrant group in the UK, this study finds that the ones who plan to remain have lived longer in the UK, are skilled professionals and are well integrated into the labour market. Contrastingly, respondents who feel that they will be discriminated against in the labour market or in setting up a business are more likely to intend to leave post-Brexit.

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European Urban and Regional Studies

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Eugenia Markova (United Kingdom)
Russell King (United Kingdom)

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