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It is totally irresponsible for anyone to advocate bringing into our country more unskilled economic migrants, when we have an estimated three million people, including children on our social housing waiting list.
It is totally irresponsible for anyone to advocate bringing into our country more and more unskilled economic migrants, when we have an estimated three million people, including children, on our social housing waiting list, some of them for many years.
They are economic migrants who are not required even by countries which otherwise struggle with a shortage of work force.
When countries embark on nation-building, such as the America of yesteryear, or in countries with labour shortages such as Britain and France after World War II, they welcomed refugees and economic migrants with open arms.
As austerity has been ongoing for the last six painful years and further cuts are still to come up and beyond 2020, economic migrants have to be curbed and limited.
In recent years, better security and economic progress on the continent have done much to give economic migrants a reason to stay at home.
On a visit to Prague for a meeting with Czech counterpart Milos Zeman - the first time they hold talks since he assumed the presidency in 2012 - he called on leaders to draw the line between refugees fleeing war and economic migrants seeking better opportutinites.
Nearly all the movers were economic migrants, pushed out of their countries by famine and agricultural depression and pulled to the New World by the promise of free land and a better life.
com/Africa/News/italy-says-another-3-000-migrants-rescued-off-libya-20160525) 3,000 more refugees and economic migrants  in the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday near Libya, Agence France-Presse reported, bringing the number of people rescued and brought to Italian ports this year to 37,000.
In return Turkey will agree to take back all economic migrants who have made the crossing to Greece.
Tusk was careful to single out illegal economic migrants for possible deportation, not asylum-seekers.
Three other centres are planned for Samos, Leros and Kos for the reception and registration of economic migrants and war-zone refugees arriving across the Aegean Sea from Turkey.