Albanian Cartoon: "Do not come to Belgium, we do not have many jobs, nor much money and there are holes in the roads." (Image source)
As it becomes clear that heavily armed terrorists have for a considerable time crossed freely between France and Belgium before the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris (14 November, 2015), in a reversal of recent policy (and out of fear of a landslide victory for the anti - EU Front National in next month's regional elections?) France will call for the suspension of the Schengen zone open borders agreement. At the same time the Front National leader Marine Le Pen has demanded an immediate end to open door immigration policy.
Europe’s free movement zone is already under pressure due to the tide of illegal entrants flooding over the EU's external borders. Now, terror stricken French citizens will use public outrage to demand emergency border controls and the re - establishment of national borders at a summit on Friday.
"The French are going to push hard for everyone else to institute border controls, particularly Belgium, but across the wider euro area. To all intents and purposes it will be a temporary suspension of Schengen," a diplomatic source told the British news media.
The leader of France’s Front National, Marine Le Pen, was quick to call for an "immediate cessation of all migrant holding in France and the immediate cessation of their dispersion in the communes of France", highlighting in her statement the fact that one of the Paris attackers had registered as a ‘refugee’ in Greece. before travelling on to France without encountering further checks. Greece has far to many problems of its own to be burdened with the responsibility of processing all the people arriving acroos the border with Turkey or on the shores of its hundreds of islands
It emerged later that two of the terrorists entered Europe as ‘refugees’ in Greece, before traveling hundreds of miles, unimpeded, up into France."…One of the suicide bombers to the Stade de France arrived in Greece on October 3rd, among the mass of migrants who flock each day into Europe. He then took the road to France," Mlle Le Pen said in a statement
Sources in Europe said it was too early to say whether the new measures proposed by France would be temporary or indefinite. However, they expected it to last for a considerable period of time.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban also links migration and terrorism. He said:
"In a deliberate and organised way, terrorists have exploited mass migration by mingling in the mass of people leaving their homes in the hope of a better life,” Mr. Orban told lawmakers Monday in a speech titled “Attack on Europe," Agencie France Presse reported.
The Daily Express ran a story, "Islamic State reveals it has smuggled THOUSANDS of extremists into Europe which confirmes that those of us who warned where the 'open doors' immigration policy were right, and those who called us conspiray theorists and right wing nut jobs were on the side of extremists and terrorists.
...There are now more than 4,000 covert ISIS gunmen "ready" across the European Union, he claimed." And they could be on their way to Britain.
And where does Britain stand in all this? In all probability the migration crisis, distilled now by its association with the Paris tragedy, will convince many waverers to vote to leave the EU and in my view anything that helps get us out of the undemocratic, integrationist Union that threatens the sovereignty and regional cultures of nation states is to be welcomed. Having said that, I have never associated the Europe with the immigration issue, that we were not in the Shengen zone should have been protection enough for our borders and the existence of the Shengen zone, which provides for free movement between E U nations, had it been operated properly, would not have allowed the current crisis to happen. Under the terms of the free movement rules, citizens of member states and travellers who arrived legally (i.e. with passports, visas where appropriate, work permits, medical insurance and sufficient funds to support themselves during their stay, having been processed at the EU's external border would be free to travel around the Shengen Zone as if they were citizens.
When the Shengen zone was started it held quite well for some years, Greece was a problem, Italy's borders were quite porus but the borderline third world nations of eastern Europe were not in the Union. However when the politically correct idiocy emanating from universities permeated the politicaly establishment, sense went down the pan. If a man with darker skin than yourself demands that you suck his dick, you must comply because to refuse is racist," was the refrain, although the lefties and globalists did not say it out loud in public.
Without the rules ever being formally changed, the barrier of the EU's external borders was dismantled. Border police in member nations ceased to check arrivals, anyone could enter. And then idiot leaders like Hausfrau - Volksfuhrer Merkel, and left wing fringe groups like The Fabian Society began actively publicising the idea that we had lots of work, lots of spare houses, infinte acres of land and more money than we knew what to do with in Europe and everybody could come and would get a free house, free healthcare and be paid a wage for doing nothing. Some even believed a european virgin would be provided for their personal use. And then with unslilled, illiterate, gullible (sic) migrants flooding in something happened to make matters worse.
It was the recent change to the 'Dublin accords' on movement of people between nations. Some bright spark of a Euronazi bureaucrat came up with a way to dump the problem of immigrants on the rich counties that already have lage immigrant communities. By altering the legislation to say that immigrants can demand asylum in any country where they claim to have a relative, not just the first EU country they entered the EU ensured all those free wage, free house, free virgin seekers would head for Britain France, Germany, The Netherlands or Sweden (Denmark has already closed its borders in defiance of EU diktat and Austria is known for the very cool welcome it extends to dark skinned people, the have not forgotten the siege of Vienna in 1529 when Sutan Sulymun of The Ottoman Empire's bid to unify Europe was thwarted by Austrian 'Xenophobes' (Our leftie colleagues would say we should have welcomed the foreigners as their brutally oppresive and theocratic enlightenment, in which dissidents were mordered and women were property rather than people, would have culturally enriched backward, Christian Europe .
So now a fully qualified goat herder can turn up in Greece, and claim asylum in the UK, by saying that he has a fourth cousin six times removed living illegally in Londonistan.
This has sparked an (unfortunately temporary) mass migration of ambulance chasing lawyer to Calais and points east, where they hope to stuff their wallets with legal aid money by exploiting every loophole to get everybody in the world legally established as having the 'right' to live in Britain.. And of course, unlike every other EU country, the UK will be dumb enough to actually enforce the Dublin III amendments, although for the past twenty years our politicians and law enforcement agencies claimed it was impossible to enforce the border controls our sovereign Prliament had enacted.
In spite of all that I still believe, though I accept that public opinion is polarising on either side of me, that there are benefits in regulated, legal immigration and emigration, without it I would never have met Kalpana and Saba (India) Bobbi (Jamaica) and Maria (Brazil).
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Germany's Immigration Crisis Is Merkel's Doing Alone
Immigation is marginalising European working classes
The immigration crisis at Calais
Mass Immigration: Refugees or invaders
Immigration: Sharia Law Zones In European Cities
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