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Ed Balls : Brown Failed To Heed My Warning On Immigration

Ed Balls: Brown failed to heed my warning on immigration The Labour leadership contender Ed Balls claimed that he had warned Gordon Brown for 18 months that he needed to address voter concerns over immigration and indicated his Gillian Duffy … Continue reading

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Far-Right Anti-Islam Party Set To Double Seats In Dutch Election

Far-right anti-Islam party set to double seats in Dutch election Telegraph.com Published: 7:00AM BST 07 Jun 2010 The far-right Party for Freedom, which has campaigned on a ticket of ending the “Islamic invasion”, is expected to double its representation in … Continue reading

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Failed Iraq asylum seekers screened for forced deportation

Failed Iraq asylum seekers screened for forced deportation Iraqi officials undertaking procedure in UK despite UN opposing forced returns to Baghdad By Owen Bowcott The Guardian (U.K.), June 3, 2010 http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2010/jun/03/iraq-asylum-seekers-forced-deportation Iraqi officials are screening failed Iraqi asylum seekers in … Continue reading

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New Points System Let In More Foreign Workers, Not Fewer

New points system let in more foreign workers not fewer Tens of thousands of extra migrants have been allowed into Britain under a supposed tough new points system introduced by the Labour government. By Tom Whitehead, The Telegraph (U.K.), June … Continue reading

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Camp Migrants Returning Home

Camp Migrants Returning Home By Kristen Beacock Peterborough Today, June 3, 2010 http://www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk/news/camp_migrants_returning_home_1_646318 Homeless migrants in Peterborough are abandoning their squalid makeshift camps in significant numbers to return home. The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has revealed that since launching its … Continue reading

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Increasing Use Of Human Rights Act To Escape Deportation

Increasing use of Human Rights Act to escape deportation The Human Rights Act is being invoked in a growing number of court cases, fuelling Conservative MPs anger over the coalitions failure to repeal the controversial law. By James Kirkup The … Continue reading

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Andy Burnham Joins Labour Leadership Race With Immigration Pledge

Andy Burnham joins Labour leadership race with immigration pledge The Guardian (U.K.), May 20, 2010 http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2010/may/19/andy-burnham-labour-leadership-immigration Andy Burnham will join the race to replace Gordon Brown, saying Labour 'had our fingers in our ears and our hands over our eyes' … Continue reading

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David Cameron Visa Vow To Hit Aussie Migrants To Britain

David Cameron visa vow to hit Aussie migrants to Britain By Peter Wilson The Australian, May 15, 2010 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/nation/cameron-visa-vow-to-hit-aussie-migrants/story-e6frg6nf-1225867018079 Britain's new Conservative-led government confirmed yesterday it plans to make it harder for Australians to work in Britain. Newly appointed Home … Continue reading

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Population And Immigration Undercounted

Population and immigration undercounted Thousands more migrants are in the UK than previously claimed after officials under estimated the size of the population, the Government's statisticians admitted yesterday. By Tom Whitehead The Telegraph (U.K.), May 14, 2010 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/politics/lawandorder/7719 933/Population-and-immigration-undercounted.html A … Continue reading

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Council Employs 25 Times More Interpreters Than 10 Years Ago

Council employs 25 times more interpreters than 10 years ago A council is employing 25 times more interpreters than 10 years ago as a result of an increase in non-English-speaking immigrants. The Telegraph (U.K.), May 14, 2010 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/7723635/Council-employs-25-times-more-interpreters-than-10-years-ago.html The number … Continue reading

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Indian Migrants In UK To Oppose Cap On Immigration

Indian migrants in UK to oppose cap on immigration The Economic Times (India), May 12, 2010 http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/services/travel/visa-power/Indian-migrants-in-UK-to-oppose-cap-on-immigration/articleshow/5922850.cms London — An influential group representing skilled professionals from India and outside the European Union today said that any attempt to impose an … Continue reading

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Identity Cards Set To Be Scrapped

Identity cards set to be scrapped The BBC News (U.K.) May 12, 2010 Identity cards will be scrapped under plans announced by the new Conservative and Lib Dem coalition government, new Home Secretary Theresa May has said. Their abolition is … Continue reading

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Terror Suspect Allowed To Stay In Britain ‘Because Deporting Him Would Be Unfair On His Children’

Terror suspect allowed to stay in Britain 'because deporting him would be unfair on his children' By Daily Mail Reporter Last updated at 9:24 AM on 10th May 2010 An Algerian terror suspect who fought deportation for five years has … Continue reading

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UK Policy On Gay And Lesbian Asylum Seekers Challenged In Supreme Court

UK policy on gay and lesbian asylum seekers challenged in supreme court Laws that mean gay and lesbian asylum seekers can be deported to countries where they face persecution under scrutiny By Afua Hirsch The Guardian (U.K.), May 9, 2010 … Continue reading

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May 4, 2010L City’s Poles Say ‘No’ To More Migrants

City's Poles say 'no' to more migrants By Val Sweeney The Inverness Courier (U.K.), May 4, 2010 http://www.inverness-courier.co.uk/news/fullstory.php/aid/12299/City_s_Poles_say__no__to_ more_migrants.html A Polish community leader has branded comments made by Lib-Dem leader Nick Clegg that Inverness needs more overseas workers as 'irresponsible'. … Continue reading

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Labour in Fresh Immigration Row

Labour in fresh immigration row Labour faced fresh claims of misleading the public on immigration last night as it emerged almost four times as many EU workers are in the UK than Britons on the Continent. By Tom Whitehead The … Continue reading

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CNN Poll : Majority Of Britons Oppose Immigration

CNN poll: Majority of Britons oppose immigration By Richard Allen Greene CNN News, May 5, 2010 http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/europe/05/05/uk.election.immigration. poll/ London — More than three out of four British people think fewer foreigners should be allowed to move to the country, a … Continue reading

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Scotland Is Lib Dems’ Migration Guinea Pig

Scotland is Lib Dems' migration 'guinea pig' By Kerry Gill The Express (U.K.), May 5, 2010 http://www.express.co.uk/home The Liberal Democrats would use Scotland as a test bed for immigration policies, the Conservatives claimed last night. A controversial points-based immigration system, … Continue reading

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What Illegal Migrants Think About The General Election

What illegal migrants think about the general election By Dominic Casciani The BBC News, May 5, 2010 http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/8661336.stm Women holding hands at the Crossroads Women's Centre in London In it together: Women at the Crossroads Centre One of the top … Continue reading

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Voters Suffer Immigration Hangover

Voters Suffer Immigration Hangover Influx of foreigners remade quaint town, some say, spurring a disaffection that could cost Labour votes By Alistair MacDonald The Wall Street Journal, May 4, 2010 http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703612804575222012411360030.html?KEYWORDS=immigration+OR+immigrant+OR+migrant Boston, England — The national firestorm that erupted after … Continue reading

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