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To: Fred Nerks
"There are about seven or eight families who have left in the last few months and many more who are planning to go."

Good news for Australia. Keep up the good work, guys.

36 posted on 01/05/2007 6:23:40 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: hinckley buzzard

Fraser was warned on LebaneseBy Matthew Franklin
January 01, 2007

IMMIGRATION authorities warned the Fraser government in 1976 it was accepting too many Lebanese Muslim refugees without "the required qualities" for successful integration.

The Fraser cabinet was also told many of the refugees were unskilled, illiterate and had questionable character and standards of personal hygiene.

Cabinet documents released today by the National Archives under the 30-year rule reveal how Australia's decision to accept thousands of Lebanese Muslims fleeing Lebanon's 1976 civil war led to a temporary collapse of normal eligibility standards.

The emergence of the documents raises the question of whether the temporary relaxation might have contributed to contemporary racial tensions in Sydney's southwest, which exploded a year ago into race-based riots in Cronulla...

http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,20996027-2,00.html


39 posted on 01/05/2007 6:59:14 PM PST by Fred Nerks (Read THE LIFE OF MUHAMMAD free pdf download. Link on my bio page.)
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