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Sev
05-27-2012, 07:18 AM
The collapse of the EU should be breath taking to witness. Should it collapse the anarchy and chaos that is sure to follow should be a powerful learning moment for those of us in the USA.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/immigration/9291493/Theresa-May-well-stop-migrants-if-euro-collapses.html

<span style='font-size: 23pt'>Theresa May: we'll stop migrants if euro collapses</span>
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The Government is drawing up plans for emergency immigration controls to curb an influx of Greeks and other European Union residents if the euro collapses, the Home Secretary discloses today.

In an interview in The Daily Telegraph, Theresa May says “work is ongoing” to restrict European immigration in the event of a financial collapse.

People from throughout the EU, with the exception of new member countries such as Romania and Bulgaria, are able to work anywhere in the single market.

However, there are growing concerns that if Greece was forced to leave the euro, it would effectively go bankrupt and millions could lose their jobs and consider looking for work abroad.

The crisis could spread quickly to other vulnerable countries such as Spain, Ireland and Portugal, although Britain is regarded as a safe haven because it is outside the single currency.

Details of the contingency plan emerged as the euro crisis deepened further yesterday.

Catalonia was forced to turn to the Spanish government for a bail-out and speculation mounted that Bankia, the troubled Spanish bank, would need £15  billion in state support. European markets fell again as the euro dropped in value against other major currencies.

The Home Secretary says that the Government is already “looking at the trends” to determine whether immigration from beleaguered European countries is increasing. While there is no evidence of increased migration at present, she adds that it is “difficult to say how it is going to develop in coming weeks”.

On the subject of whether emergency immigration controls are under consideration, Mrs May says: “It is right that we do some contingency planning on this [and] that is work that is ongoing.”

The introduction of immigration controls within the EU would undermine a key part of the single market. However, it is allowed in “exceptional” circumstances under European law.

Controls are most likely to include restrictions on people seeking to work in Britain, who could be made to apply for visas.

Several European governments introduced temporary immigration controls when countries such as Poland and the Czech Republic joined the EU, to stop an influx of workers. France also threatened to reintroduce passport controls at the Italian border following an influx of Libyan and Tunisian refugees during the Arab Spring.

David Cameron has already said that Britain has made contingency plans to deal with the break-up of the single currency.

They involve preparations to evacuate Britons from Greece if civil disobedience spirals out of control, and for banks to take steps to protect

Soflasnapper
05-27-2012, 01:45 PM
I don't think the withdrawal from the Euro regime by one or more of the countries would exactly collapse the Euro, per se. The Eurozone, or the unified economic system, would be damaged, but that doesn't mean the rest of the countries would change the currency, or that the currency would zero out to no value.

It could mean vast dislocated peoples, for sure. Typically, when such things happen wars start up, and/or countries look for the strong man on the white horse (go fascist, or take on a military junta type regime).

Fascinating, and horrific. We live in interesting times, not always a good thing.

Sev
05-27-2012, 07:10 PM
It depends on how the domino's fall. Cascade effects have been known to happen.

cushioncrawler
05-28-2012, 01:40 AM
I see two scenarios.

[1] Kuntrys with no money kan lend to kuntrys with zero money az soon az they hav been payed what they are owed by the same kuntrys.

[2] Work seekers from europe will meet workseekers from theusofa somewhere in the middle of the atlantik.
(It iz requested that all keep their eyes peeled for a galley going in circles).
mac.

Sev
05-29-2012, 05:24 PM
I here that there is flotilla setting sail for down under.

cushioncrawler
05-29-2012, 07:48 PM
Yes but its mostly allahists seeking asylum from other allahists by flying past and driving past and railing past other allahist kuntrys to get to a kuntry that would be much much better if it were allahist which they will attempt to do with their dicks and fannys and bombs if allah pleezes.
mac.

Sev
05-30-2012, 06:46 AM
Keep the allahists out of there.
You have a lot of desert they would love worship in.

cushioncrawler
05-30-2012, 04:03 PM
The Spanish. One good thing they did.
mac.

Ozz haz the biggest number of feral camels. Praps the only number aktually.
Now we are getting allahists by the boatload.
We hav started shooting feral camels.
mac.