Amnesty


Public Gives Thumbs Down To Amnesty For Illegal Immigrants. New Study Shows Amnesty Would Cost Up To £4 Billion A Year.

Seven out of ten adults disagree that there should be an amnesty for illegal immigrants, a new YouGov poll has found. The research, commissioned by Migrationwatch UK,found that only one in ten people agree with the idea. In London, the poll found that 64 per cent opposed an amnesty.Just one in six Londoners supported the […]

We Must Create A Culture Of Solidarity, Not Offer Amnesties

Editorial from The Catholic Herald of 28 November, 2008 “Showing respect for the dignity and civil rights of immigrants to this country is not an option for Catholics: it is a non-negotiable responsibility that arises from the message of Christ and our own dignity as human beings. Immigration policy, on the other hand, is a […]

Migrationwatch Invited To Put Forward Policy Suggestions

Following the evidence which we gave to the Economic Committee of the House of Lords, Migrationwatch were invited by a Cross Party Group of Parliamentarians to put forward suggestions as to how immigration issues should be tackled in a way that took account and also tackles the need to preserve the competitiveness of the economy […]

Amnesty For Illegals Not A ‘benefit’ But A Major Liability

Instead of “netting” £1 billion pounds annually for the Treasury an amnesty for illegal immigrants would in fact cost the taxpayer between £0.8 billion and £1.8 billion a year, says a new report out today. A recent paper from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) claimed that an amnesty for illegal immigrants could provide […]

‘this Would Only Make A Bad Situation Worse’

CommentaryBy Sir Andrew Green, Chairman of Migration Watch UKThe Daily Telegraph Welcome to Great Britain – the softest touch in the world. That is the message sent out by yesterday’s demonstration in Trafalgar Square. It may have been well intentioned – but it was also deeply misguided. The immigration lobby, together with some church leaders […]

8th May 2007 (Amnesty, Housing)

“strangers Into Citizens”?

Introduction The Roman Catholic Church and others are supporting a "strangers into citizens" campaign. This note summarises the case against it. The Proposal The proposal is that "undocumented migrants" who have been living (illegally) in Britain for four years should be allowed to earn citizenship over a further two year period during which they would […]

4th May 2007 (Amnesty, Economics, Housing)

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