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Bishop asks, should we open doors to refugees?

Tue, 08 Sep 2015

If we're saying we want to boost the population - why don't we put ourselves forward as a safe haven for Syrian refugees? 

That's the question Bishop Robert Paterson is asking Chief Minister Allan Bell in a letter supporting the commitment of Island resources to rehousing displaced people. 
It's being suggested that the refugees could be prime candidates for residency here. 
As a Crown Dependency, the Isle of Man needs to follow UK immigration policy. 
Mr Paterson says it's time to act: 


  • Bishop Robert Paterson


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