Skip to comments.[Deputy UK Prime Minister] Nick Clegg: we were wrong to back illegal immigrant amnesty
Posted on 03/23/2013 11:52:14 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
The deputy Prime Minister said it risked "undermining public confidence" to let illegal immigrants stay if they have been in the country for more than 10 years.
In his first major speech on immigration, he abandoned the controversial proposal, which was championed by the Liberal Democrats at the last election.
Mr Clegg previously supported the idea of "earned citizenship" for illegal immigrants. His 2010 general election manifesto stated the Liberal Democrats would allow an amnesty for those who had been in the country a decade, speak English and have a clean record......
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Clegg of all people? The LibDem of LibDems?
Somehow I do not see our Democratic Party suddenly doing the same kind of about-face.
The UK is almost as self destructive as US. I know the competition is tough though.