The far-right's proposals to curb immigration are cruel and ineffective, and therefore racist.

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“In this new Migration Pact, solidarity between countries remains a mirage, just words in the air," denounces our MEP Marc Botenga. The right to seek asylum in Europe is under frontal attack, while European policies continue to push more and more people to leave their homelands.”

Marc Botenga, “European Migration Pact tackles human rights rather than causes”, Belgian Labour Party, December 21, 2023.


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  • Argument forTackling the symptoms of the migration crisis has never reduced immigration
  • Argument forCracking down on immigration in the way populists advocate is criminal
  • Argument forTo curb immigration, we need to tackle the factors that encourage people to migrate, rather than the migrants themselves.

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