"But immigration also enriches our society. It fosters diversity, which throughout history has led to more creativity and innovation.
Advanced nations that have shut the door to newcomers now find themselves ageing fast and shrinking as a presence in global affairs — whereas those with open societies maintain a big role in shaping the world we live in. This is especially true when it comes to student migration.
Foreign students enhance our economy and bring revenue to our universities, which funds research and allows them to top the international league tables."