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Refugees and immigrants are NOT welcome here in the UK

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This is going to sound a little harsh to some, but I'm of the opinion that we shouldn't be opening our arms wide and welcoming in thousands of refugees and asylum seekers. As far as I am concerned they are most certainly NOT welcome here and whilst I understand they are going through a particularly difficult time at the moment, I think that we should put the citizens of this country first in this instance.

My view is that rather than deal with the aftermath of some problem - and let's be frank, we're talking about the spread of conflict and the group that calls itself IS, we should be tackling the root of the problem and eradicating it properly. I'd rather my tax money was spent on removing IS properly so that these people can rebuild their country than rehousing them over here. Also, one of the problems with taking on refugees is that once the crisis is over, they're unlikely to go back home again. The people of Germany, who can perhaps be forgiving for trying to atone for the sin of their fathers with a great act of kindness may well regret the decision to take in so many people years down the line. Whilst on the subject of IS and the people who fight for them. If anyone here wants to go well we should let them. We'll take them out with the next drone strike too!

Refugees Regarding immigration in general including so-called economic migration, I'm not really in favour of that either unless that person is moving here to take up a worthwhile employment or to fill a much needed position such as a doctor, nurse, or scientist. By the way, when I say worthwhile I don't mean minimum wage cleaning staff as I know full well that many unscrupulous employers in this country would rather employ cheap immigrant labour than employ someone who is resident here and may know a little bit about their rights.

In summary, close the borders to the hoards looking to exploit our welfare system, get out of the EU (that's a no-brainer) and get some hardware and manpower in place to help these people deal with the problem instead of going for the sticking plaster solution!

By Fed up with it all


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Sparky

Sparky

I work for large multi national oil companies (self employed). I was given a short term placement on the East coast at a large gas terminal. One of the other gang members suggested a night out in Great Yarmouth, OMG, not the place to be after dark, I can honestly say that was scary. The place is a dump with lots of immigrants roaming the streets, drunken fights, and the constant wailing of police sirens. Two pints and we all went back to our hotel away from the place. Ive been to loads of places around the world while working, but that was not a pleasant experience. I now read in the press that £50 million of drugs was found there washed up on a beach, say no more.
Sparky
13th Feb 17 13:47

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Wolf

Wolf

Correct............why are the BBC continuously showing people with refugees are welcome placards?....... and who are these morons?.....this welcome does not apply in south wales for sure or most of the uk I am sure.
Wolf
9th Feb 17 08:05

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Rattooth

Rattooth

It's about time the leaders of this country talked about what they will do for the NATIVES of this land instead of pandering to the newcomers every need! It's true to say not all Muslim's are terrorists but all terrorists are Muslim arnt they!!! The normal people ,the small people have had enough and soon the people with money, ie TV stars and the like who don't have to live next door to them will have there comupance !!! And the little people will vote for there own and that will be the inch we need!!!
Rattooth
18th Nov 16 20:38

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Del

Del

I do feel sorry for these people but England is getting overcrowded we should not let any more people into this country without them earning respect for our culture England is a great country and we should stand our ground.
Del
3rd Aug 16 18:17

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Here's a tip, If you've got a few bob tucked away and are totally sick of the UK, move to one of the countries that all these immo's are coming from, cause all their crim's will be here and given human rights protection by the UK/Euro do-gooders.
Next
12th Jan 16 13:27

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Counter

Counter

Get things and your numbers in perspective. There are far more migrants on the move at the moment or wanting to move than all the great migrations in the past: more than Genghis Khan's terrible hordes, more than the Goths, the Ostrogoths, the Visigoths, the Slavs, the Celts, the Teutons, the Normans: far more than all the Africans that moved to Europe at the end of the Ice Age, more than all of Islam's horde in the 600s, much more than all past movements of people. The problem is numbers. There are far too many.
Counter
27th Dec 15 11:41

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The Recruiting Sergeant

The Recruiting Sergeant

Male migrants from Syria aged 18-65 should be compulsorily recruited to serve in an army to liberate their lands from ISIS. For this work they should be paid some monies to support their families which should be housed in refugee camps in Turkey and/or Jordan or Lebanon. The moment any lands in Syria are successfully liberated, the people should be returned home from the camps. Boots on the ground? this is where they should be recruited from.
The Recruiting Sergeant
22nd Dec 15 08:10

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Throw them out

Throw them out

Immigrants. I don't want their labour. I have just been rejected by an immigrant so-called craftsman [probably unqualified] concerning the fitting of a Honeywell room thermostat for our heating system. I was told by the fitter that I was too fussy, too specific regarding my requirements. I wanted a proper formal quote including VAT, and a specific time regarding their attendance to do the job. Who do these people think they are? They wanted £75 per hour for their labour. What a joke! Crooks IMHO. Fitting a thermostat is relatively unskilled labour.
Throw them out
8th Dec 15 13:12

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Next

Next

Today, David Cameron diverts £12bn to fortify against terror. The bill will be met by cuts in UK welfare and public spending. I must admit, even this figure has taken me by suprise. I now fear tax increases will be imposed much sooner than even I expected. The Governments borrowing has risen this year dramatically, which in turn now means the UK is even more in Nation debt. Make of this as you will, but soon the BoE will vote an interest rate hike, and when that starts it will enevitably continue.
Next
23rd Nov 15 16:38

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Seems ironic that so many people sitting on their high horses shouted down UKIP and Farage (at the last election) when he clearly predicted these very dangers about immigration. And now these people at this very moment are whinning about terrorists and the dangers to their own life styles. This is typical of the short sighted morons that the UK holds, "I'm OK jack" until things start to affect themselves. Well Folks, It's too late, because the problem is now so big it's coming this way for sure. Here's one final thought for you, where's this Government going to get the money from to counter this massive terrorism problem when they say they have to cut Public finances to the bone.... Watch out for income tax raises.
Next
21st Nov 15 14:06

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grumpyoldwoman

grumpyoldwoman

Fed up, I agree completely (and with most of the comments). Now Europe has had a wake up call, but the problem is we don't know how many future terrorists have been let in. Cracking down immediately will help but to some extent it's closing the stable door after the horse has bolted.

We need to be more like Australia; very cautious and not let anyone in without good reason, such as a needed skill.

Refugees and asylum seekers are supposed to seek asylum in the first safe country they come to, but there are too many places in Europe who don't care about letting them in at one end as long as they pass through on the way to Britain. Unfortunately our welfare system makes us too attractive.

Large numbers of the "refugees" seem to be fit young men. Why can't they stay and fight for their own country instead of fighting border guards to move through several countries to get here?
grumpyoldwoman
21st Nov 15 11:30

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Reality

Reality

You know where you can stick your completely unthought out opinion!!!

"Regarding refugees, I am assuming you are referring to Syrians, we need to provide temporary shelter, food and healthcare for these people until they can return home."

BAH! Half of the refugees come from other unfortunate areas of the world. All of these latter are economic migrants, not asylum seekers. Indeed half of the refugees from Syria are not really "asylum" seekers at all. We must apply the ayslum rules strictly and without relent. No one gets in unless they are truly asylum seekers. There's no more room for the world's poor in Europe, no room for economic migrants at all.

Yep! All asylum seekers and their descendants, and offspring, should only have temporary rights of stay in Europe.

Mr Know says

"These people WILL be the people who rebuild Syria after ISIS is dealt with, so we need to help and support them every step of the way."

Oh yeah! They have come here. They must be forced to go home when it is "safe" for them to do so. What evidence have you got that they have the monet, capital, means and will to rebuild Syria? Why would they want to bother doing so after they have come here? These people will not want to go home willingly. They will have to be forced to return!!!
Reality
12th Nov 15 13:42

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Mr. Know Whereyucanstickthatflag

Mr. Know Whereyucanstickthatflag

Totally disagree with your complete and utter selfish (Un-British) comments.

You are just lucky to be born in a safe country without living in fear for your family and children, in fact if this is your biggest gripe you are a very privileged person indeed.

Regarding refugees, I am assuming you are referring to Syrians, we need to provide temporary shelter, food and healthcare for these people until they can return home. Maybe an old army base or two could be used, they can be contained, they don't need to claim from social security and shouldn't be able to request UK citizenship, but will be safe, warm and well fed.

These people WILL be the people who rebuild Syria after ISIS is dealt with, so we need to help and support them every step of the way.

Immigration is a separate issue which needs to be dealt with firmly, more firmly than it is presently, but immigration and refugee are not same thing. Refugees are children who are starving hungry, escaping from war, violence and atrocities you and I could not imagine. Do you think as "British People" we should turn them away?
Mr. Know Whereyucanstickthatflag
6th Nov 15 15:12

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Stay Away

Stay Away

These immigrants are all going to get homesick. Life in North Europe is culturally utterly and completely different from anything they have previously experienced. They are going to find the weather distasteful and the cost of living that they are used to quite outside their normal range. They are going to be exploited by thousands of criminal employers and landlords.

They will all want to go home as soon as possible.

If they don't go home, their homesickness will rapidly turn into depression, an extremely serious health condition. If this happens they are going to become a huge liability on the National Health Service.

Don't let them come here in the first place.
Stay Away
3rd Nov 15 10:15

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Stalag14

Stalag14

I am sick of the media and politicians going on and on about the "housing crisis" when what we actually have is a population crisis which is getting worse by the day...immigrants

One in seven of the people you meet during your everyday activity is a immigrant!!!

Enough is enough, are the politicians going to do something....NO....yet they could stop immigration anytime.

Population density per square Kilometre:
France:121
Poland:122
Denmark:130
Italy:202
Germany:229
UK:263
England:440
USA:32
Australia:3
New Zealand:16

Other countries restrict immigration yet we seem to let anyone come and reside in this overcrouded island.
Stalag14
2nd Nov 15 20:31

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