Discipline in UK immigration, citizenship and education policy: The impact of English-language testing on adult migrants | Intellect Skip to content
Volume 7, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 1751-1917
  • E-ISSN: 1751-1925


A growth in transnational mobility as a result of globalization has led to many countries experiencing increased and more diverse migratory flows. The response at the level of the nation state has been a general move towards more stringent immigration and naturalization policies. In several countries this has included the introduction of knowledge and language testing for those applying for citizenship and a pre-language requirement as a condition of entry for some migrants.


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