A briefing note for a Conservative MP suggests the government is worried about how spending on immigration programs is going over with its base.
The House of Commons immigration committee is currently studying how government-funded settlement services can better help the economic integration of immigrants.
As a citizen I do find that expenditure worrisome.
Why do we have to spend on immigrants at all?
Are they incapable of supporting themselves?
Shouldn’t the ability to fend for one’s self be a prerequisite to acceptance?
What sort of immigration policy focuses on people unable to cope?