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Greece follows U.S. example by building giant border wall to keep out illegal immigrants

Posted By admin On January 4, 2011 @ 8:38 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Daily Mail [1]
Tuesday, January 4, 2011

The Greek government has unveiled plans to construct a wall along its 128-mile land border with Turkey in order to tackle the influx of illegal immigrants.

Interior minister Christian Papoutsis said the wall was a necessary measure after more than 100,000 people illegally entered the Mediterranean nation last year.


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But the plans – which have compared with the 650-mile barrier along sections of the border between the U.S. and Mexico – have been criticised by the European Commission as a ‘short-term measure’  that does not deal with the root of the problem.

The first stage in the planned structure was unveiled yesterday, with a 10-ft high, eight-mile-long trial fence to cover a section of the border near the town Orestidada.

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[1] Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1343885/Greece-follows-U-S-example-building-giant-border-wall-illegal-immigrants.html

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[4] Hidden Cameras Show Illegal-Immigrants Streaming Across AZ Border: http://www.prisonplanet.com/hidden-cameras-show-illegal-immigrants-streaming-across-az-border.html

[5] Initiative would let illegal immigrants work in Calif. legally: http://www.prisonplanet.com/initiative-would-let-illegal-immigrants-work-in-calif-legally.html

[6] Obama refuses to meet border agents, invites illegal immigrants to Oval Office: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-refuses-to-meet-border-agents-invites-illegal-immigrants-to-oval-office.html

[7] Sheriff Babeu: It’s ‘An Outrage’ Obama Stopped Building Border Fence: http://www.prisonplanet.com/sheriff-babeu-it%e2%80%99s-%e2%80%98an-outrage%e2%80%99-obama-stopped-building-border-fence.html

[8] Study Shows Illegal Immigrants From Mexico Staying Put Despite Overall Decline: http://www.prisonplanet.com/study-shows-illegal-immigrants-from-mexico-staying-put-despite-overall-decline.html

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