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Norway Bribes Fake Asylum Seekers Thousands To Leave Without A Fight

The Norwegian immigration office is giving hundreds of ‘asylum seekers’ a bonus 10,000 kroner (£822) to leave the country voluntarily – on top of the thousands already offered in expenses. The Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (Utlendingsdirektoratet – UDI) has announced they will pay

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Congress Fears 1 Million Puerto Ricans Migrating to Mainland

Republican Paul Ryan and Democrat Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi know that if Puerto Rico misses missing general obligation bonds interest payments on May 1, it will soon not have sufficient cash flow to pay government salaries and welfare benefits — and an exodus to the U.S. mainland could follow.

North Carolina Drug Testing Welfare Applicants

Starting late last year, North Carolina began issuing drug tests to new applicants for certain state welfare benefits. Now the state is reporting that 24 percent of the first batch of applicants tested came up positive for illegal drugs.

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PM Cameron Cornered on EU Migrants as Referendum Looms

With no deal on the contentious issue of welfare handouts for migrants from European Union countries, but a possible compromise being mooted, British Prime Minister David Cameron is rolling over his EU renegotiation bid into 2016. But time is running