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From mobile citizens to migrants: event at the British Library

In the aftermath of the United Kingdom’s referendum on their continued membership of the European Union and the ongoing negotiations into the issue of citizens’ rights, EU27 nationals living in the UK and UK citizens living in the EU27, stand to see their legal status shift from that of mobile citizens to migrants. 179 more words


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