A huge interest has been shown by the media in the last years for this subject, as more and more people lost their jobs due to the economic crisis. Moreover, immigration was a golden ticket for the extreme right parties across Europe to gain popularity, by simply finding a scapegoat that anyone can blame.

This infographic shows the number of new EU citizens in a 2 years period and their home countries. Annual net immigration has varied from 1.5 to 2.0 million people since 2003.

Is EU's immigration policy too loose?

Are immigrants a threat or a boost for our economy?