Category: Immigration

Seize their buildings

Earlier today I watched the Dispatches programme, Britain’s Secret Slaves (in the UK, you can watch it on their 4oD service), about the mistreatment of domestic workers in the UK. The first half, roughly,...

She ain’t heavy …

Yesterday William Peace AKA Bad Cripple commented on a recent case in Canada in which a French family were denied permanent residency because they have a daughter who has cerebral palsy (and, according to...

The obsession with foreign prisoners returns

Last week, the popular obsession with kicking out foreign prisoners returned, when a prison service memo stating that officials have no interest in deporting foreigners jailed for less than a year came to light,...

Panic stations at St Pancras

Comment is free: Panic stations Christian Wolmar (British railways commentator) on the ridiculous security arrangements at the new St Pancras railway station in London, the terminal for trains to Paris: St Pancras, which reopened...

Stupid visa rejections exposed

BBC NEWS | Politics | ‘Ridiculous’ visa rulings set out The independent monitor of the UK visa service has published a report which outlines some of the stupid reasons why foreigners are refused visas...

Foreign drivers and safety

This morning on Radio 5 Live, the BBC’s AM rolling news/discussion station, they were discussing the topic of whether immigration was good for “your wallet” or not, a somewhat inflammatory topic inspired by yet...

Deportations scandal: British citizen freed

The Guardian reported today that a British man of Bangladeshi origin who had been detained last month, pending deportation, has been released. This wasn’t Saqib Almas, who is a British-Pakistani dual national, but an...

Dual national threatened with deportation

The latest twist in the sorry tale of the UK government’s media-dictated crackdown on “foreign criminals” involves a British-Pakistani dual national, who did time for what his sister describes (in Socialist Worker, so far...

Crocodile tears for Ayaan

With Ayaan Hirsi Magan’s resignation after the exposure of her asylum grounds as largely false and her Dutch citizenship now in serious doubt, the hypocritical crocodile tears are beginning to flow in large numbers. Robert Spencer calls it “persecution”, the immigration minister Rita Verdonk “lamentable” and the politicians involved “despicable, black-hearted Dutch dhimmis” who “evidently want to take the greatest stateman they have produced in this age and send her back to Somalia and certain death”. Melanie Phillips talks of the Dutch being “in the throes of a pathological moral convulsion” and her downfall “a development that shames the Dutch people and should strike a chill throughout the rest of dhimmi Europe”.