Daily Archives: Thursday, October 22, 2015

Mexico’s migration crackdown escalates dangers for Central Americans

Michel Foucault on Refugees – A Previously Untranslated Interview from 1979

Tier 1 Investor Visas ‘Not Fit For Purpose’

United Kingdom Immigration Law Blog

According to Professor David Metcalf OBE, Tier 1 (Investor) visas are “absolutely not fit for purpose” and the UK derives “absolutely no gain” from the operation of this golden system of immigration and citizenship for wealthy individuals. Quite paradoxically, these revelations, made by the independent Chair of the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC), come off the heels off the government’s concerns that criminals are using the buoyant London property market to conceal their ill-gotten gains. Under fire from the Home Affairs Select Committee on Tuesday 20 October 2015, Metcalf also admitted before MPs that the home secretary failed to consult him prior to launching her failed bid to reduce net migration to the tens of thousands. Things are made even more scandalous by the fact that the British taxpayer is doling out huge sums of money to potentially dodgy foreign businessmen and oligarchs who invest in gilts and are rewarded…

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Daily News and Updates on Refugee and Forced Migration Studies 10/22/2015

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Daily News and Updates from ReliefWeb 10/22/2015

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