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Trump’s Border-Wall Pledge Complicates GOP Efforts to Avoid Government Shutdown

House Speaker Paul Ryan says, ‘I don’t think anyone’s interested in having a shutdown’

By Kristina Peterson and Siobhan Hughes
The wall Street Journal

Aug. 23, 2017 3:23 p.m. 438 more words

No, being anti-immigration does not make you racist.

A friend strongly opposed to immigration but explained his position and it seemed racism free to me.

He said it simply wasn’t fair. When he was young, nobody ever advised/told him that the future economy would involve large numbers of people from other countries freely being allowed to work and live in the UK, and with English being the lingua franca, these migrants from a young age very early on were exposed to English and and learned it well enough for it to be a non-problem with work and life in the UK. 393 more words

Holiday Dream Night

It is 9am, and I am yet to take a sip of my freshly brewed coffee, nor write any entries into my dream journal, but while laying motionless in bed slowly recalling those dreams I had, as well as those dreams I recorded on my iphone over night, it suddenly dawned on me that I had just spent the entire night dreaming of holidays in some way. 178 more words

What does the BILL mean to Indian service companies? - The BILL Assessment Framework

We, the Indian service industry, have been hit with the news of a BILL proposing a crackdown on US immigration. It should not be an exaggeration to state that the Indian services sector has been despondent with the news and people are vexed enough. 2,650 more words

The Language of Refuge

As part of my research on the refugee experience in Hong Kong I’ve been looking more closely at public attitudes towards specific refugee groups, including Chinese refugees who fled for the relative safety of Hong Kong after the Japanese invasion of Canton in October 1938. 1,031 more words

Hong Kong

Chinese Refugee Camps

Following on from my earlier blog posting on the colonial legislation governing Chinese refugee camps, I’ve found a South China Morning Post article from March 1939 which details a new refugee settlement at Fan Uk Ling. 187 more words

Hong Kong

Professor William (Wilhelm) Deman

Whilst working through the World Jewish Congress (WJC) records at the American Jewish Archives, I became intrigued by letters written by Professor William (Wilhelm) Deman… 844 more words

Jewish Refugees