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VVD party in the Netherlands immigration record

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Submitted by Michiel (Netherlands), Oct 7, 2021 at 10:27

Just responding as a Dutch citizen: the ruling (for the past 10+ years) VVD party indeed always has a lot of election rethoric against (non western) immigration. But the reality is that asylum/immigration records have been broken again and again under their rule and the population is exploding due to mass immigration which has caused a massive housing crisis. They do absolutely nothing against muslim immigration, they just talk the talk during election season to fend off the anti-immigration PVV party (the second largest party but always excluded from participating in any government because they establishment has deemed them "racist").

I have no idea how it came to be that the Danish labour party became sensible on migration and is actually in government too. It seems impossible that this would happen with the Dutch labour party. They are just getting more woke by the minute. Migration is still pretty much a taboo subject in The Netherlands, even after 40+ years of open borders policy and endless issues with (mostly) the muslim immigrants who don't integrate (and a society that apparently in majority feels it's racist to expect or ask them to).


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