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Old 02-16-2011, 08:54 AM
 
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They should see how many exploit the loopholes in the U.S


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Tens of thousands of workers with no right to be in Britain have been claiming benefits thanks to an extraordinary loophole in the law.
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They say the shambles is a damning indictment of how Labour lost control of both the benefits and immigration systems with taxpayers left to foot the bill

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At present, someone could be illegally in the UK and able to claim Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), paid to those too sick to work, as well as statutory payments such as maternity or paternity pay and sick pay.
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This is a classic example of where the welfare system has been allowed to get completely out of control. It is difficult to track because these are illegal workers, but the cost is likely to be in the tens of millions.
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the European Commission has warned ministers that the rules may infringe the human rights of EU citizens and are ‘not compatible’ with EU law.
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Old 02-16-2011, 07:20 PM
 
Location: Native Floridian, USA
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I think I read something similar to this awhile back. Very interesting. I wonder if anything will come of it.
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