2.190 Immigration and Asylum Matters

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Andronicos "The Great" as Director of the Human Race and Manager Planet Earth commands and Andronicos "The Cynic" responds as follows.........


The day will come when there will be no restrictions travelling between tribal boundaries, no work permits, no passports and no ID's. Until that day, tolerance should be shown to those seeking a better life.

In the USA the average GDP of a typical southern family is less than half of that of a Rhode Island family, so why hasn't everyone in the south packed their bags and moved north? Being American they don't need a passport or a work permit, so why isn't the south deserted or Rhode Islanders blocking their borders from unwanted poor southerners?

The same applies to the European Union where the Sovereign tribes of Portugal and Greece have half the GDP of the two richest ones in the European Union. They too do not need work permits to travel or work, so why aren't Greece and Portugal deserted?

Here's why: if there are no wars and no huge difference between the wealth of all the tribes in the World - there will be no real incentive to want to leave family, friends and cultures behind and start a new life abroad. Eradicating extreme poverty is the first step towards eliminating work permits and allowing a truly free migration of people. It works both ways. When future technology enables commuters to live in a lovely region of the Rocky Mountains yet allows them to cheaply, safely and quickly commute to Tokyo or Zurich, that's when the borderless global village will truly be born.

Nevertheless that's for the future, which is why the following important statements that apply now cannot remain untold:

If my family and I are hungry or cold, the chances are most decent neighbours will happily provide temporary assistance with no expectation of repayment. But what if within half an hour of setting foot in my neighbours home I use his phone to contact some of my relatives and get them to move in as well? Again, if this is a temporary problem due to some event I could not control, my neighbour will probably continue to be both hospitable and understanding. The fact my neighbour may be rich and I poor gives no excuse to take advantage of him. That would be wrong.

My Family Tribal Roots

I am neither white nor black as I am genetically an olive skinned Greek Cypriot.

Cyprus, Asia is a tiny independent Sovereign State in the Mediterranean. Both my parents and I were born in Egypt, Africa. All but one of my grandparents were born in Cyprus. My mother's mother and her ancestors as far back as the early 1800s were all Greek Cypriots but were born and lived in Turkey, Asia/Europe.

During the 1920s (Muslim) Turkish friends of my Grandmothers' (Christian) Greek Cypriot family saved their lives during a time of ethnic cleansing and massacres undertaken both by Greeks and Turks. Members of my family owe their lives to their Turkish friends by being smuggled out as stowaways on a ship in the dead of night from what is now the Turkish city of Istanbul.

My family and I left Egypt in 1962. It was not a good time to have British Commonwealth (Cypriot) connections in the country due to the knock on effect of the Suez crisis, so we moved to Britain, Europe.

I became a British Citizen in 1962 and spent most of my life living near London, but also lived in Mexico, USA and Denmark.

My first two children are British Citizens and have Irish, English and Russian blood. My two youngest are Danish Citizens and have Danish, Dutch and Swedish blood.

So, from a long line of immigrants and knowledge of being of a minority tribe, my experienced directions on immigration and asylum now follow.

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