Czech Refugees

That the Czech government is upset is perhaps the best clue that these ‘refugees’ are simply economic migrants.

Canadian Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said there were doubts about the legitimacy of many of these claims.

Since 2007, some 3,000 Czech nationals have requested asylum, while 9,400 Mexicans applied last year.

In response, the Czech government is recalling its ambassador and is to impose visas on Canadian diplomats.

Czech Prime Minister Jan Fischer said Canada’s action was unilateral and unfriendly, while the Mexican government said it regretted the move.

The Czech Republic strikes me as a western, liberal, and free country, which probably has few if any political prisoners. Unlike the United Kingdom, which jails people for professing unpopular opinions…