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Submitted by mozere (United Kingdom), Jul 2, 2012 at 06:56

You cannot classify immigration to West by looking at their countries of origin nor by their religious beliefs.This is betraying Western values you are purporting to defend.

a) freedom of religion.

b) no guilt by association.

If you are going to ban immigration from muslim countries you are on your first step to an authoritarian fascistic state.What next ban immigration of gypsies,jews,blacks,browns.

Are you going to send home a successful Bangladeshi businessman who may employ tens of people just because he is a muslim and keep a gangster just because he is an Italian.

The rule is simple,let us not invent any fascistic rules,if you commit a crime you are imprisoned and deported,if not you are an honourable citizen,not withstanding your beliefs.It is nobody's business to determine where our loyalties lie,if you betray your adopted country by your actions you are out.As simple as.What you are advocating is that if you are a Greek you are a credit to community but if you are a Turk you are a hostile and a treacherous immigrant. Sounds like Balkan values rather than Western values to me.

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