And all learnt English, and Australia is a better place for it. These people were prepared to do a day's work-in the vast majority of cases, the rubbish coming across the Channel are, for the majority of them arrogant, entitled criminals here to commit further crime.
Should the Graunidad be done for aiding and abetting crime for supporting illegal immigration?. Along with tax avoidance.
Actually, this Bill to make it an offence to enter the country by illegal means: wasn't it an offence already? I mean, why call it "illegal immigration" otherwise...?
Theoretically ( I think!), anyone can rock up to the border and say 'hello, can I come in please?' A visa*, GBR passport, usually - yep. Certain other countries passports - what are you gonna do?...OK then.
If you sneak across without asking, then at that point you have illegally migrated. A fairly subtle point, I grant you.
* lying to get a visa, using someone else's passport, counterfeit passport probably count as offences at the time of action.