Cash for visas

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While Labour continues to pour unwanted foreigners into the Middle East, new policy at home is to lock the gates to "unskilled" immigrants.

Entrants will now need a PhD, masters, or proof of earning over £40,000. They will also need to pass an English test. Visitor visas are to be halved to three months, for a £1,000 deposit.

Home secretary Jacqui Smith parroted on about this being to safeguard "British values" - the British values of pandering to xenophobia, insularism and bigotry, perhaps?