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....Davis has said the talks would be “getting into the real substance” of what had to be decided, saying a priority would be the reciprocal rights of EU nationals abroad. The report argues that there has been an almost complete lack of action so far in a host of areas connected to food and farming, including subsidies, migrant farm labour and safety standards. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Dimon’s letter was written as Trump began his attempts to dismantle Barack Obama’s legacy of environmental protections. Dimon also worried about the impact of “poorly conceived anti-trade policies” and wrote that it was “alarming” that so many talented immigrants were unable to stay in the US. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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UK 'sleepwalking' into food insecurity after Brexit, academics say image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 16th of July 2017 11:01:34 PM
....Davis has said the talks would be “getting into the real substance” of what had to be decided, saying a priority would be the reciprocal rights of EU nationals abroad. The report argues that there has been an almost complete lack of action so far in a host of areas connected to food and farming, including subsidies, migrant farm labour and safety standards. ...
JP Morgan chief blasts US dysfunction: 'It's almost an embarrassment being American' image
....Dimon’s letter was written as Trump began his attempts to dismantle Barack Obama’s legacy of environmental protections. Dimon also worried about the impact of “poorly conceived anti-trade policies” and wrote that it was “alarming” that so many talented immigrants were unable to stay in the US. ...
Berlin’s not perfect, but Samsung is right: it’s more fun than London | Musa Okwonga image
....Yet that should not dissuade Petersen, for Berlin, like all cities, needs people with fresh perspectives and fresh ideas. As Samsung becomes the latest economic migrant to blend into the landscape seeking a fun, affordable lifestyle it cannot find in London, there’s thinking for us to do as well. ...
May says she will help gig economy workers but fails to pledge new laws image
....The Taylor report also said the government should endorse certain electronic payment platforms to encourage the move to a cashless economy. It suggested that use of approved methods could be made a condition of migrant workers’ visas, to prevent them from taking cash payments for jobs. ...
Why a population of, say, 15 million makes sense for Australia image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of July 2017 04:54:13 AM
.... The endless growth coalition responds by demanding the government imports hundreds of thousands of new consumers annually, otherwise known as the migration intake. The growth coalition has no real interest in the cumulative social or environmental downside effects of this growth, nor the actual welfare of the immigrants. ...
In other circumstances, we’d raise rates. But with Brexit looming, how can we? image
.... This means that many of the firms and individuals who have borrowed large sums and are so broke they struggle to pay the interest on their loans would be exposed. Next on the list is the exodus of migrant workers as they return to their home nations across the Channel. ...
One by one, Brexit’s ‘salvations’ are seen to be illusory | Nick Cohen image
.... Labour pretends with true Johnsonian dishonesty it can have its EU cake and eat it. It refuses to support leaving the EU but staying in the single market, because the great anti-racist party wants to bar EU migrants. ...
British strawberries could cost 50% more because of Brexit, MPs told image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 6th of July 2017 05:27:19 PM
....”. A combination of the fall in the pound, uncertainty over the status of EU migrants after the Brexit vote and the improving wages in countries like Poland, meant seasonal labour was becoming harder to recruit, Parish said. ...
Jeremy Corbyn attacks use of zero-hours contracts at Glastonbury image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of July 2017 02:01:38 PM
....Reports claim hundreds of workers were hired from other EU countries to work as litter pickers – with many finding themselves unexpectedly dismissed after just two days’ work. Asked about the allegations, Corbyn’s spokesman said: “Jeremy and the Labour party have taken a very strong stand against the use of zero-hours contracts, and the exploitation of migrant and other workers, and the spread of all manner of insecure agency working, and we would take that view wherever it happened. ...
Brexit fears trigger exodus of crucial EU health and social care workforce | Hélène Mulholland image
.... And anecdotal evidence suggests that the decline in immigration from public sector workers from the other 27 EU countries is due to uncertainty about the future, combined with a fall in the value of the pound since last June. The loss is already keenly felt by public services blighted by staff shortages and increasingly reliant on EU migrant labour to fill vacancies: in the last three years alone, the number of EU nationals working in the UK’s social care system soared by more than 40%, in response to a parliamentary question earlier this year. ...
Skills shortage costs British businesses £2bn a year, survey finds image
.... More than half, again 53%, said they were using training to bring those new employees’ skills up to the required level. The survey follows a report by consultants Deloitte last week that highlighted the potential pressure on employers if EU migrants choose to leave. ...
Bureaucratic block image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of July 2017 11:13:32 PM
.... . When the body of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi washed up on a Turkish beach and was photographed by a Turkish agency journalist, the image became an icon of the migrant crisis that had convulsed Europe all summer. ...
South Sudan's million-strong refugee crisis is a test for the World Bank image
.... They are being educated in classes of up to 150, without text books and by teachers who speak a different language. Western countries, including Britain, talk persuasively about how the only real way to reduce the flow of economic migrants out of Africa is to provide them with an incentive to stay where they are. ...
British Weetabix seized by New Zealand customs in breakfast bowl battle with rival image
....”. Wilson said her grocery store sold about seven boxes of Weetabix a day to mostly British immigrants. ...
Brexodus has begun. We EU nationals know staying on is too big a gamble | Joris Luyendijk image
.... And so on. Indeed, once you realise, as an EU citizen, that there is going to be a Brexodus of fellow nationals back to your home country, it makes sense to get ahead of the herd and secure a job before the market is flooded by returning immigrants with your specific set of skills. ...
Brexit could destroy the UK's food and farming industry – or be the making of it | Felicity Lawrence image
.... It lay buried through most of the referendum campaign – but if not skilfully defused, it could go off with devastating consequences for our food system. Consider these little-discussed facts: that food and drink is the UK’s largest remaining manufacturing sector – it’s bigger than the car and aerospace industries combined, and contributes over £28bn a year to the economy; that Europe is its most significant export market; that across the whole chain including farming, food accounts for over 13% of national employment; that 55% of all UK farm income is derived from European subsidies; that since we only produce just over half of what we eat, we depend on European imports for a quarter of our consumption; and that the sector has become so dependent on European migrant workers that without them it could collapse, as British strawberry growers have just warned. ...
UK workers are cheated out of at least £1.5bn a year in holiday pay image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of June 2017 03:07:12 PM
....Antonio Amato worked as a chef in the kitchen at the east London restaurant and told us arrears of his wages reached £800. Staff, who are nearly all young migrant workers, said the shortfall followed a pattern. ...
Big business leaders press Theresa May to rethink hard Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of June 2017 03:48:03 AM
....Meanwhile, British businesses have sounded the alarm over damaging labour shortages after Brexit, with thousands warning that they will be hurt by even a modest move away from the EU’s free movement rules. Almost a quarter of the business community say that restricting entry to Britain to EU migrants with a job offer would have a negative impact on them, rising to 30% of companies in low-wage industries. ...
Naomi Klein: ‘Trump is an idiot, but don’t underestimate how good he is at that’ image
....The part she hopes will most resonate with her audiences is the “Leap” manifesto – “an integrated leap forward on climate action, racial justice, decent jobs”. She has created Leap with her husband, Avi Lewis, a documentary film-maker, in conjunction with various activist groups – “heads of labour federations and unions, directors of major green groups, iconic indigenous and feminist leaders, key organisers and theorists focused on migrant rights, open technology, food justice, housing, faith, and more…” from across Canada and beyond. ...
Yes, house prices are falling: but they probably won’t fall quickly image
.... But a slowdown in London – and outright declines in many boroughs – is evident to any buyer. The capital is both the reception city for migrants, now falling in number, and the exit city for the UK’s financial services industry post-Brexit. ...
Let’s hope a hung parliament can halt the Brexit disaster image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 4th of June 2017 05:59:15 AM
.... The terrible truth is, however, that much damage will have been done meanwhile. Indeed, one reads and hears almost daily of decisions that are already being taken by firms dependent on the single market to relocate at least part of their operations, and of academic institutions and research organisations experiencing serious recruitment problems, especially of the skilled immigrants who counterbalance this country’s skills deficiencies. ...
Greece approves $8bn Chinese-backed resort project outside Athens image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 2nd of June 2017 06:57:42 PM
....“Τhe readings are better as we had more accurate estimates in the time that has intervened after the flash projections,” said a senior official at Elstat. Greece is pinning its hopes on a resurgence of tourists who had been deterred by the migrant crisis and the camps that sprung up along the coast and on its much-visited islands. ...
'Focus on UK workers first, not migrants' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 11:36:51 PM
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George Soros attacks Hungarian prime minister for building a 'mafia state' image
....But the “biggest threat” in Soros’s view is “the danger of a banking and migration crisis in Italy”. Italy’s government, which could face early elections, is struggling to deal with thousands of migrants crossing the Mediterranean sea, as well as the unsolved problem of Italian banks weighed down by bad loans. ...
Tory plans mean no one will be left to build homes | Michael Thirkettle image
....But the number of workers leaving the industry each year is much higher, around 60,000 people annually, and not all apprentices complete their training. The incoming government should add skilled construction workers to the shortage occupation list (pdf) and introduce short-term temporary visas, enabling EU migrants to work in trades experiencing shortages, such as bricklaying and plumbing. ...
We will all pay the price for our financial illiteracy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 27th of May 2017 06:00:20 AM
....Teenagers who live in cities scored more highly than those in rural areas (why?). Immigrants had much lower financial literacy than the native born (and it’s something our consumer champions have noted: immigrants with poor English are at times ruthlessly exploited by companies that know they are less likely to understand – or to complain). ...
Brexit and the coming food crisis: ‘If you can’t feed a country, you haven’t got a country’ image
.... “The candidates we’re getting are older, they have fewer skills, their English is worse. ” Is that just down to Brexit? “The media in the home countries has been reporting attacks on immigrants to the UK,” he says. ...
How real books have trumped ebooks image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 14th of May 2017 07:00:10 AM
.... There were cookbooks – Polpo, Persepolis and the glorious new Great Dixter Cookbook; there were books of maps – The Atlas of Remote Islands by Judith Schalansky; The Phantom Atlas by Edward Brooke-Hitching; H Is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald. There were books whose covers relied on typography – Nikesh Shukla’s The Good Immigrant, Open City by Teju Cole, The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach; or those whose high-concept covers burned in the mind – Ben Marcus’s The Flame Alphabet, Stuart Dybek’s The Start of Something and Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad. ...
Brexit's hard Irish border questions image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of May 2017 08:22:16 AM
....The other Brexit-related threat to Northern Irish agriculture is limits on immigration. About 65% of all workers in the industry are migrants, most of those EU nationals. ...
UK firms struggle to find employees – even before Brexit bites image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of May 2017 05:01:52 AM
....Employers in the UK are struggling to fill vacancies after the sharpest drop for more than a year in the number of available candidates, according to a report that points to more recruitment difficulties ahead once Brexit bites. Even before the potential restrictions on immigrants once the UK leaves the EU, firms are reporting skills shortages across a range of more than 60 roles, including engineers, IT specialists, care workers and accountants. ...
Bristol housing charity tops list of UK’s most-prosecuted landlords image
.... A local councillor branded the property “illegal and unsafe”. Rasul charged 18 tenants – who were mainly migrant workers understood to be mostly employed in West End hotels – an average of £800 a month for the rooms in the Georgian grade II-listed property next door to the Dutch embassy, bringing in more than £14,000 a month. ...
US budget: No cash for Trump's wall in budget deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 1st of May 2017 06:26:01 AM
....The Trump administration can only spend the money on repairs to existing fencing, infrastructure and technology, according to US media. Nor has the administration succeeded in its plan to eliminate funding for so-called US sanctuary cities, which shelter undocumented immigrants. ...
Pret a Manger tries to woo British workers as Brexit looms image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 07:01:44 PM
.... However, after a backlash on social media the company relented, with Schlee committing to pay all participants Pret’s hourly starting rate. In recent months a number of UK employers have voiced concerns about their ability to fill jobs in shops, factories and hospitals if EU migrants decide to return home. ...
Costa Coffee owner welcomes plan for 'barista visas' after Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 12:20:58 PM
.... Whitbread, which also owns budget hotel chain Premier Inn as well as Brewers Fayre and Beefeater restaurants, hires about 3,000 people every year. The British Hospitality Association has warned that some hotels and restaurants would go bust without the steady stream of migrants, and that it would take businesses a decade to replace EU staff. ...
Can Donald Trump better renegotiate Nafta? Yes, by bringing back TPP image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 08:44:58 AM
....Moreover, trade is not the only area where Mexico could retaliate. It could permit Central American migrants to pass through Mexican territory to the US border, rather than impeding them, as it currently does. ...
EU toughens Brexit stance and demands UK pay liabilities in euros image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 02:37:31 PM
....In a development that will do little for the atmosphere when the European commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, visits Downing Street next Wednesday , the latest guidelines also highlight concerns about Britain’s treatment of EU nationals living in the UK. There are worries about Britain’s requirement that EU migrants complete an 85-page form to prove they have permanent residency in the UK. ...
It's good to talk image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 09:00:53 AM
.... . But in France it is just 41% - and there can be big differences in some countries in this sense of belonging for children from immigrant families. ...
Trump order to target foreign worker visa programme image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of April 2017 03:26:13 PM
....Last year, Disney was accused of taking advantage of the H-1B visa scheme to lay off American technology workers, who were forced to train their foreign replacements. The government allows 85,000 immigrants each year through the H-1B visa programme, which is reserved for foreign nationals in "specialty occupations" and is largely used by the technology industry. ...
Sensors, scanners and surveillance: at the expo to outfit Trump's border wall image
....”. CT Defense also felt compelled to attend even though it makes its hulking trucks in Oaxaca, Mexico, home to many migrants who try to dodge border patrol. ...
EU migrants make up 11% of manufacturing workforce - ONS image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 06:19:18 PM
. EU migrants make up more than one in 10 manufacturing sector workers in the UK, official figures have shown. ...
UK needs immigration to keep service industries going, says ONS image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 10:50:16 AM
....Immigration is particularly important to keep Britain’s health service and its wholesale and retail, public administration and hospitality trades going, with more than 1. 5 million migrants working in these sectors, according to a new official analysis. ...
'Lonely life' in Indonesian village where mothers work abroad image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 11:04:16 PM
....Millions of Indonesian women have left their families behind to work abroad. The East Lombok district exports the most people and is a migrant worker hotspot. ...
‘We will be forced to close’: Polish and Czech food stores post-Brexit image
....Some people order products from Halusky after trying them on a European holiday. But its main customer base is EU immigrants. ...
Is there a housing bubble or isn't there? | Greg Jericho image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 02:00:07 PM
....And interestingly, there has also been in that time a supply boom – especially in apartments and flats:. The boom in apartment construction came at a time when our migrant intake began to fall. ...
Degrees of fear  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 11:23:24 PM
.... . As students ramp up campaigns for immigrants' rights, university leaders are appointing full-time immigration lawyers and counsellors to support them, running "know your rights" classes and even lobbying the government on their behalf. ...
Ghetto city image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 11:16:43 PM
....About a third of India's 1. 2 billion people live in cities, with numbers growing every year as migrants leave their villages in search of a better standard of living in urban areas. ...
Global productivity slowdown risks creating instability, warns IMF image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 3rd of April 2017 05:56:41 PM
....”. The IMF chief urged countries that had received large numbers of refugees to integrate immigrant workers and help create a “younger and more dynamic workforce, with growth and productivity dividends”. ...
Immigration should rise and fall after Brexit, David Davis says image
...."Which means that from time to time we will need more, from time to time we will need less. "That is how it will no doubt work and that will be in everybody's interests - the migrants and the citizens of the UK. ...
The British jobs Brexit makes hard to fill image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 04:00:06 PM
.... One of them is investment in a phenomenon that will dominate all discussion of jobs and pay in the years to come: automation. Thinktank the Resolution Foundation says sectors that are heavily reliant on lower-paid migrant workers, such as agriculture, construction and food manufacturing, could invest more in machinery and robotics to fill the employment gap. ...
Lords call for the banks to get back to basics image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 07:00:02 AM
.... It claims that in some cases, even branch staff are unfamiliar with them, and recommends that the government should “require” banks to properly promote them, in branches and via advertising. So what exactly is a basic bank account, who are they aimed at, and what about some of the alternatives to a traditional current account suitable for the people the big banks don’t want or struggle to cater for, such as migrants and those with a poor credit history?. ...
From smugglers to supermarkets: the 'informal economy' touches us all image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 11:13:18 AM
.... And while supermarkets may be members of the formal economy, many of the goods we buy there have made their way through complex global value chains, which commonly cross the informal economy. Think sweatshops, migrant agricultural labour, unregistered miners. ...
UK households most downbeat about finances since 2013 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 12:35:41 PM
....The report also found that some workers from the EU are leaving the UK because the sharp fall in sterling had eroded the value of earnings they send home. “However, there were more reports of difficulties recruiting new EU migrant workers, due to a shrinking pool of candidates. ...
Advertising control image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 12:07:48 AM
....Brands and advertisers themselves have been responding by becoming more political, "taking sides on issues like immigration, the US elections, Brexit, cultural diversity or same sex marriages," says Nick Flynn, senior vice president at Shutterstock, the stock photography, image and music provider. In the UK last October, Lego ended its promotional giveaways with the Daily Mail newspaper amid a campaign to stop firms advertising with some newspapers over "divisive" coverage of migrants. ...
Downplaying Brexit to overseas investors won't help UK housing crisis | Dawn Foster image
.... The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors announced recently that an exit from the single market could lose us 175,000 workers from the construction industry alone. It’s difficult to blame EU nationals inclined to leave: the atmosphere post-referendum has been virulently xenophobic, with those people demanding the deportation of millions of migrants never considering the effect such an exodus will have. ...
'Lots of nurses have already left': EU workers head for exit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 12:26:28 PM
.... Throughout the UK, there is a lack of adequate training or interest from many in joining the construction industry. There has always been a strong interest from migrant communities. ...
EU workplace headscarf ban 'can be legal', says ECJ image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 11:08:02 AM
....The ECJ's ruling was prompted by the case of a receptionist fired for wearing a headscarf to work at the security company G4S in Belgium. The issues of Muslim dress and the integration of immigrant communities have featured prominently in debates in several European countries in recent years. ...
Sean Spicer confronted in Apple store image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 12:22:29 PM
....". Ms Chauhan, who is the daughter of immigrants, acknowledged that she was "impolite" in her comments to the Trump aide. ...
UK average annual rents fall for first time in six years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 06:00:24 AM
.... This uncertainty causes tenants to be more cautious, meaning less likely to move and more likely to look for cheaper accommodation, eg sharing. With the private rented sector home to around three-quarters of new migrants, any future substantial shift in migration patterns would likely have a knock-on effect on rents. ...
Replacing EU hospitality workers after Brexit 'will take 10 years' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 08:00:29 AM
....The shortage of British workers in UK hotels and restaurants is so severe that chains such as Pret a Manger will need 10 years to replace EU staff after Brexit, the British Hospitality Association has warned. Days after Pret’s human resources director told MPs that just one in 50 applicants for jobs at the company were British, the BHA predicted that hotels and restaurants would go bust unless ministers allowed EU migrants to continue to work in low-skilled jobs after the UK leaves the bloc. ...
Pret a Manger: just one in 50 job applicants are British, says HR boss image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 05:36:24 PM
....“We are entirely accepting that the number of EU nationals will go down over time. We would love to increase the number of British nationals and we are excited about this,” she said, adding that one of her concerns was that the government was not doing enough to focus on solutions post-Brexit for low-skilled immigrant workers. ...
More than exams image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 12:38:55 AM
.... . For example, students work on projects that serve the elderly, reach out to migrant workers and read to latch-key children in day-care centres. ...
Senate votes to repeal labor protection laws that safeguarded poultry workers image
....She said one of the industries most likely to experience the impact of the repeal is the poultry industry, an industry with high rate of worker injury and death, large government contracts, and a historical reliance on undocumented workers. Berkowitz told the Guardian she believed the chicken-processing industry targets recent refugees and undocumented immigrants for employment because they are less likely to complain. ...
Ending free movement from EU is no 'quick fix' for low wages, Lords say image
....”. The Lords warn that simply extending the current “points-based” work permit system for non-EU skilled migrants to cover EU workers could result in labour shortages as it will disproportionately hit some employers’ ability to sponsor EU workers, including the NHS and social care. ...
'It's getting tougher' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 12:17:26 AM
. The alleged exploitation of migrants, and fears that Australians are losing out to foreigners in the jobs market, have prompted the government in Canberra to signal reforms to its temporary overseas workers' scheme. ...
Government defeated on Brexit bill image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 07:06:57 PM
....Among those opposing it during the sometimes heated exchanges was former Conservative cabinet minister Lord Tebbit, who said the debate seemed to focus on "nothing but the rights of foreigners". Shortly after the Lords vote, MEPs in the European Parliament debated the status of EU migrants in the UK. ...
Closed doors? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 12:04:15 AM
....Canada and Australia could be the unanticipated beneficiaries from Brexit in the competition for international students, entrepreneur and university leader Lord Bilimoria has said. The Indian-born chancellor of the University of Birmingham said an "anti-immigrant" backlash from the Brexit referendum and disputes over student visas could see UK universities losing overseas students. ...
Spring budget 2017: drop in government borrowing predicted image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 12:01:13 AM
....The Resolution Foundation said the pressure on consumers raised the impetus for Hammond to look for ways to reduce the UK’s reliance on debt-fuelled household spending. It urges him to make it easier for firms to invest and to give them more reassurances about access to migrant workers after Brexit. ...
Warren Buffett upbeat on US business growth image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 11:22:32 AM
....Mr Buffett steered clear of mentioning President Trump in his annual letter to shareholders in his investment firm. But he did praise "a tide of talented and ambitious immigrants" in helping the US economy to prosper. ...
Brexit is a Whitehall farce that threatens the heart of Europe image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 07:00:23 AM
....We are told that immigration was the main reason for the discontent that surfaced on 23 June last year. Yet my old friend David Davis – many friendships go through trying times – continues to make it abundantly clear that, throughout the nonsense of the Brexit “process”, our economy will continue to need skilled and unskilled immigrants from the rest of the EU. ...
If EU workers go, will robots step in to pick and pack Britain’s dinners? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of February 2017 04:00:05 PM
....The industry is expected to require 90,000 seasonal workers a year by 2021, on top of more than 250,000 permanent staff – more than three-quarters of whom currently come from the EU. If just one in five permanent workers decides to go home, an additional 50,000 people will be needed, on top of the 85,000 seasonal workers required if access to EU migrants is cut off in 2019. ...
Warren Buffett, 'Oracle of Omaha', criticises Wall Street and praises immigrants image
....Unlike last year, Buffett, a vocal supporter of Hillary Clinton, did not mention President Donald Trump by name. He did, however, talk up the vibrancy of American society and its inclusion of immigrants, one of the most polarizing issues under the Trump administration. ...
German budget surplus highest since 1990 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 02:29:14 PM
Deportation orders threaten Trump's own turf: the real estate market image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 12:00:02 PM
. Is Donald Trump, the property tycoon turned president, about to bust the housing market? That’s potentially one of the unanticipated impacts of the Trump administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration, according to demographics experts and immigrants’ rights groups. ...

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