Britain’s Soft Touch Border Policy Exposed

Tom McTague, Daily Mirror, January 2, 2012

Britain is an easy target for asylum seekers—with the vast majority never being turned away.

More than 90% are not even considered for deportation, according to figures seen by the Mirror.

Under EU rules UK officials can return asylum seekers to the first European country they set foot in.

Most enter Europe through Greece, then travel to Britain via other “safe” countries such as France and Italy.

But in 2010, just 1,600 out of 18,000, around 9%, were considered for removal.

That’s 2% down on 2009—making a mockery of David Cameron’s vow to tighten our borders.

And there was a further blow last month when the EU created a “perfect back door” by ruling we could not return asylum seekers to Greece because the Greek asylum system was in such a mess.

Essex MP Priti Patel said: “People should be claiming asylum in the first safe country they come to, but they do all they can to get here because of the generous benefits.”

The shock figures came as a report revealed the Government would NOT hit its target to cut immigration to “tens of thousands” a year.

Experts predicted the net figure would still be around 180,000 in 2012.

But Immigration Minister Damian Green insisted the goal would be reached by the end of the current parliament.

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  • One way assure there will never again be another Margaret Thatcher is to overwhelm the electorate with immigrants who despise Western culture. 

  • Anonymous

    Speaking as a major Anglophile, it kills me to say that Britain is utterly lost. The Labour party strategy of filling the country with immigrants has been a smashing success and all that’s left is to draw up the terms of surrender.

  • Anonymous

    It’s hard to comprehend how a country which formed the British empire which was the largest empire in history has become so inept and weak.  Why is securing a border so difficult? Why can EU judges make rulings that override UK law?  I don’t live in the UK but like alot of whites I have ancestry there and it kills me to see what a politically correct, thought police state that is being flooded by immigrants it has turned into. People really have to get out there and start marching if they want to have a hope of preserving their future. 
    None of the major parties are any different, conservative is just as pathetic as liberal
     the govt. has proven it is useless and traitorous.

    • Johnny English

      One way in which the British Empire became weak was because of its replacement, during and after WW2, by the American imperium.

      Since 1945 it has simply been an offshore political dependency of the U.S. (much like Puerto Rico, only less important).

      This, incidentally, explains why Charles De Gaulle was so reluctant to allow the UK into the European Common Market (as it then was); he (rightly) saw Britain as an American beach-head. (Of course De Gaulle – with his characteristic blend of hubris and political naivety – had his own neo-imperium – Eurabia – in mind.)

  • Johnny English

    Believe me, Daily Kenn, we don’t want another Margaret Thatcher in England. She didn’t care about the ordinary indigenous people, but only the globalist business sector (who have been so vocal in their advocacy of open borders).

    • South African

      Margaret Thatcher (unfortunately also Ronald Reagan) advocated a majority government in South Africa, that is one-man-one-vote. In our context a black government. I have a book (‘America, friend or enemy?’) with me (in Afrikaans) where this utterance by her is clearly documented.

      • Guess who else helped to overthrow South Africa.  I’ll give you a hint:  He was a sponsor of the South African boycott in the House, which Reagan signed.  His first name alludes to an amphibian.

  • The UK government present and past have committed absolute treason by flooding  Britain with third world problems  and that  without the consent of the British population