Tag Archives: immigration

Did you notice the Irony? (13) UK Immigration Policy

The website of the UK Home Office which lists the official government policy on immigration says, on the same page even, that “immigration enriches our culture and strengthens our economy”, but then summarizes the goal of its policy as “reducing immigration”. … Continue reading

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Britain’s Fight against Illegal Immigration

I used to think that the UK, consisting mainly of one large island, shouldn’t have that much of a problem with illegal immigration as countries with many long land borders. After all, you only have to control the airports, a … Continue reading

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What will this do to the image of Germany in the USA?

(Found at Freakonomics.) I know that Americans are wondering why somebody from Germany would want to live in America, with the economic and social factors that we enjoy in Germany, with the lack of school and other shootings and with … Continue reading

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Saint Paul in Malta

Paul the Apostle was on a sea journey from Caesarea (in today’s Israel) to Rome in the year 59 to appear in front of a court there, when he was shipwrecked and managed to get to safety on the island … Continue reading

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The logic of Nicolas Sarkozy

“We have too many foreigners” in France, said Nicolas Sarkozy before threatening that France might leave the Schengen zone of passport-free travel. Nicolas Sarkozy forgot to mention that his father is Hungarian, that his mother’s family was originally from Spain, … Continue reading

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10 FAQ on German Citizenship

Almost every day, I receive e-mails with the same questions. So I decided to post the most frequent questions – and of course the answers to them – for everyone to read for free. I therefore invite you to browse … Continue reading

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