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Obama Administration Illegal Immigration Prevention Spending in Central America Backfires, Entices Migrants

Predictable Catastrophe: Money Squandered as Confusing and Lenient Policies Encourage Border Crossings

Stephen Dinan reports: The U.S. government paid for a classroom full of computers in El Salvador, but the Salvadoran government never bothered to hire a teacher, investigators said Wednesday — one of a series of bungles in the  590 more words

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Lorry crisis: Kent closes borders to Surrey, Sussex, London

Kent may next week close its borders to neighbouring counties, in a last ditch attempt to protect their county from “swarms” of lorries that have infiltrated the M2 and brought terror to the outskirts of Paddock Wood. 277 more words

Calais migrant crisis - something must be done …. of course

“Send in the army”.

That familiar bedfellow of “something must be done” can now be heard coming from the mouths of British politicians and commentators. 804 more words

Good News on the Migrant Front

A while back I posted about the sad case of the refugees making their way in droves to Sicily.  On an island in which 14% of the population is unemployed and youth unemployment is 42%, how can this island and these people help the 170,000+ migrants that have reached their shores.   94 more words

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Lega clandestina

30 luglio 2015 – Renato Sacco

“Segnala il clandestino”. “Non essere complice dell’invasione”. La sezione locale della Lega Nord di Orzinuovi, (BS) ha lanciato una campagna contro i ‘clandestini’. 274 more words

British Prime Minister David Cameron Holds Emergency Meeting Over Migrant Influx

British Prime Minister David Cameron is to chair an emergency meeting of his government’s Cobra security committee Friday to discuss how to address the migrant situation in the northern French port of Calais. 225 more words

Pass the hot potato over the barbed wire

They’ve had it up to here in Calais. It’s not so much the migrants, although that’s clearly a situation that has been a nightmare for years and years now, but they’re sick and tired of the hypocrisy of… 1,337 more words

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