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Sarfraz Manzoor on government immigration controls

15 June 2012 Last updated at 11:03 BST

Author and journalist Sarfraz Manzoor visited Britain's Museum of Immigration to question the planned curbs on migration and the significance of people's earnings, as he recounted the story of his family's arrival in the UK.

Home Secretary Theresa May has told the House of Commons she plans to reduce net immigration to the tens of thousands by the next election and to control so-called "family migration".

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