This is an excellent, must-read, article by leading Oxford economist, Simon Wren-Lewis. Check it out!
via mainly macro: UK immigration and social attitudes.
Wren-Lewis analyzes UK concerns with immigration. He suggests that whilst the concerns embrace all social classes, that the concerns are different depending upon the social class. For example, the lower social classes are most concerned about immigration’s impact on jobs for the indigenous population. Meanwhile, the higher classes are more concerned about immigration’s impact on social services.
On balance, there is some goof data and analysis.