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28 April 2010


Hettie Peplow

It is important that we uphold the principles and laws of refugee protection - the asylum protection pledge is therefore very useful, but I am very disappointed that none of the politicians have made any attempt to tell the truth about asylum or refugees, or sought to open up a discussion about the reasons why people move from their home countries, and therefore what needs to be done. I recommend reading the statement 'The trouble with immigration'
and its accompanying questions to inform the lobbying of parliamentary candidates.

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