As flights and buses arriving today showed, many Romanians and Bulgarians have been living in Britain for years.
But we should also be welcoming new arrivals, just as Britons arriving in France, Spain and other European states find themselves welcomed.
It's time to end the toxic immigration debate and acknowledge that, whether they are nurses and doctors coming to work in the NHS, computer game designers or building workers, Romanians and Bulgarians, as with other immigrants, will be contributing to our society.
Some will settle, some will only be here for a few years, and they reflect the mobile nature of life in the modern world which enriches all of our lives.
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