The Calais Migrant Crisis

Wondered what other people thought..

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There has been a lot of stuff in the papers recently about the Calais Migrant crisis, where thousands of refugees are trying to gain entry into EU countries.  In this post I’m mostly talking about migrants from the Middle East in countries such as Syria, although I am generally favorable to all immigration unless those in question seek to deliberately harm this country (i.e terrorism). A lot of these points will also apply to other immigrants, such as those coming from African countries, but I want to focus on those from Syria and the Middle East as the attitude towards them is what I find especially shocking at the moment.
What strikes me about this is the anger and indignation that many British people seem to feel about these migrants trying to come to our country, the claims that they are ‘stealing our jobs’ and driving down wages for the working class, that…

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