Sunday, October 22, 2006

British Prepare for Bulgarian/Romanian Immigration

UK Home Secretary John Reid will unveil details early next week of the Government's plan to control immigration from Romania and Bulgaria when the two countries join the European Union in January.

Reports in The Observer suggest that he will announce time-limited controls on the right of citizens from both countries to work in Britain.

While the UK will take a limited number of unskilled workers to carry out jobs like fruit-picking, Mr Reid is expected to say that it will not operate the same kind of "open-door" policy which has seen thousands of plumbers, builders and other workers arrive from Poland and other new EU members. Click here.

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