Mixed reasons bring migrants to Wales
4 March 2014 Last updated at 11:11 GMT
The number of non-British born people living in Wales has gone up by more than 80% in the last decade with the chance to improve economic prospects among their reasons for the move.
But Jolanta Atkinson says she moved to north Wales from Poland 40 years ago "for love" while Janka Zitha, a medical sciences student from Slovakia moved to Newport in 2006 with her family while they were trying to find better prospects.
They explain more to Oliver Hides on BBC Radio Wales.