August 8, 2014

In U.S. & UK, No Easy Immigration Answer

Jeremy Warner, Telegraph

The Associated Press

Wherever you happen to stand on immigration, almost everyone can agree that Britain’s current policy is an ineffective and ruinous mess which is damaging the economy and has failed to keep the lid on the problem. With the general election looming, a sort of arms race has broken out among our political leaders to see who can be the toughest on migrants – ludicrously joined this week by the Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg, who like Saint Paul on the road to Damascus, seems to have suffered some kind of epiphany. An already parlous state of affairs looks destined to get a great deal worse.

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