Friday, May 22, 2009

Heard of the Gurkha Settlement?

No, not a "West Bank illegal settlement" although people will be moving and taking up new residence:

Britain: Settlement for Gurkhas

Bowing to a campaign led by the actress Joanna Lumley, the government of Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Thursday that it would ease immigration laws to allow as many as 36,000 Nepalese soldiers who served in the Gurkha units of the British Army before 1997 to settle with their families in Britain.

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