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Ireland to remain open door to UK for EU citizens post-Brexit | Politics | The Guardian
Ireland will remain an open door to the UK for EU citizens after Brexit with no mandatory passport checks on those who travel to Britain via Dublin and Belfast, it has been confirmed. via Pocket
via-IFTTT  via-Pocket  immigration  news  politics  via-Diigo 
20 hours ago by evansthompson
Macron to Trump: 'You're No Patriot!', by Pat Buchanan - The Unz Review
Countries that have Muslim and sub-saharan African populations of 35% don’t function well, if at all. Muslims will push for more control. Either the native France will accede or there will be constant, low-level violence as the Muslims and the native French vie for control of the streets.

Even if the native French somehow managed to control the Muslims and Africans, they’ll need to turn France into a military state that would make the Apartheid in South Africa look gentle and open to keep that control.
france  europe  immigration 
2 days ago by foliovision
NHS denied treatment for migrants who can't afford upfront charges | Society | The Guardian
Data sourced by the Guardian under the Freedom of Information Act found that across 84 of England’s 148 acute hospital trusts, 2,279 patients were charged upfront between October 2017 and June 2018. Of these, 341 patients across 61 trusts did not proceed with their intended treatments or appointments after being told to pay. The true figure across all trusts is certain to be higher, given that 64 trusts did not supply figures.
foieg  Health  immigration 
3 days ago by paulbradshaw
U.S. Rabbis to Lead 'Pilgrimage' to Border to Protest Trump's Treatment of Migrants
Rabbis countrywide are expected to begin a "pilgrimage" to the southern border on Monday to protest the Trump administration's "unacceptable" treatment of migrants.
wwh  immigration  humanrights 
5 days ago by bullfrogfilms
Trump’s Asylum Proclamation and the False Distinction Between “Migrant” and “Refugee” | The New Yorker
This story of undeservedness rests on the distinction between refugees and migrants; the latter word has come into particularly wide usage since the so-called caravan became a feature of Trump’s campaigning in advance of the midterm elections. The people coming to the border from Latin America are fleeing gang violence and extreme poverty. Under existing U.S. asylum rules, neither circumstance would entitle them to asylum protection, though the Obama Administration recognized the fear of gang violence as grounds for asylum. But the distinction between the two words is a legal fiction: it asserts that economic hardship is somehow separate from political disenfranchisement and political persecution. Implicit in this claim is the view that economic inequality across nations is somehow natural, and therefore the citizens of wealthier nations have no responsibility to shelter those who are fleeing poverty elsewhere. The distinction between political and economic migrants is relatively new, dating to the second half of the twentieth century. But now that climate change is displacing tens of millions of people, its immorality comes into ever greater relief.
USA  immigration  asylum  refugees  migrants  Mexico  borders  dctagged  dc:creator=GessenMasha 
5 days ago by petej
7-Eleven Is at War With Its Own Franchisees Over ICE Raids - Bloomberg
Tropes about 7-Eleven stores being owned by immigrants are largely on the money. The company, started in 1927 by a Dallas icehouse operator named Joe Thompson, began selling franchises in the 1960s to hasten growth. In 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Immigration and Nationality Act, which made it a priority to reunite immigrants with their families. Waves of people from India, Pakistan, and other Asian countries came to the U.S., and they were drawn to 7-Eleven. “I started talking to franchisees and asking them, ‘How did you end up here?’ ” recalls James Keyes, who had a 20-year run at the company and was CEO from 2000 to 2005. “Most said they came to the U.S. with nothing in their pocket and their first job was at 7-Eleven. They’d save enough money, make a down payment, and get their own store. Then they’d wire money back to relatives and say, ‘Come over here, and I’ll hire you.’ This replication kept happening throughout the ’70s and ’80s and ’90s, until all of a sudden it was a majority minority. It’s a beautiful story of the American dream.”
7eleven  business  immigration 
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