The Migrant Crisis Is Dividing The UK And The Rest Of The EU
The British government is at odds with the EU over what to do about migrants crossing the Mediterranean, scores of whom have died.By Sebastian Martinez | May 13, 2015
While the British Royal Navy is rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean, it looks like the British government isn't keen on providing asylum. (Video via British Royal Navy)
The U.K. has opted out of the European Union's plan for accepting some 20,000 refugees over two years, and instead, the country's Conservative leadership says it wants what it calls economic migrants sent back — with or without their consent. (Video via ODN)
"With the state of the eurozone who has got the jobs, who has got the ability to deal with them, and why should we be encouraging human trafficking on this vast scale because that is what the current situation is allowing," Lord Michael Dobbs told the BBC.