BRITAIN: Closing the Door

Barely six months have passed since British Prime Minister Edward Heath won what he called a "legal and moral" victory over many of his countrymen and his own Conservative Party. The victory was a parliamentary ruling that allowed 27,500 Asians expelled from Uganda last autumn to enter Britain. Now the government has completely reversed its stand by proposing one of the toughest, and in many ways the most racist, set of immigration rules in British history. Although opposed by the Labor Party, the new legislation is expected to be passed this week by the House of Commons, where the Tories...

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