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While tabloids warn of potential migration problems within the enlarged E.U., European governments are getting tougher on the illegal immigrants and asylum seekers from the rest of the world. The Netherlands, long regarded as among the world's most tolerant and liberal societies, last week passed a law allowing the mass deportation of up to 26,000 asylum seekers, most of whom are expected to have their residency applications rejected despite the fact that thousands have lived in the country for more than five years. The refugees face deportation to their countries of origin — mostly Iraq, Somalia and Afghanistan — within the...

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