Another Wall?

Two million unemployed Germans are understandably concerned because their country has become a powerful magnet for foreigners seeking asylum. The number of refugees streaming in -- and looking for work -- rose a record 71% last year, to 440,000. Now there's a proposed solution: a high-tech incarnation of Berlin's infamous Wall. Intended to control immigration from Poland and the former Czechoslovakia, the "electronic wall" (as critics now call it) will consist of mobile radar and infrared units similar to those used in other Western countries. Testing begins next month.

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