Saturday, January 07, 2006

When Are Foreign Criminals Not Foreign Criminals?

When, according to the 'Daily Telegraph', they're 'refugees'.
The very word 'refugee' inspires images of poor, honest folk being turned out their homes by war, civil unrest or violent natural catastrophe. It does not inspire images of international criminals abusing the hospitality of the country in which they have been permitted to seek refuge by flooding its streets with narcotics.
After all, from whom were they seeking refuge?
The Ruiz-Henao Gang have provided three textbook examples of phenomena I have made it my business, in my own small way, to chart. The first is crime which is exclusively a creature of mass immigration. The second is the degradation of British citizenship. The third is the relentlessly pro-immigration stance of the 'Daily Telegraph'.
The gang's principal players, Jesus Anibal Ruiz-Henao and Mario Tascon, were presumably both failed asylum-seekers possessing 'indefinite leave to remain' - or perhaps not. More of that later.
Without the presence in this country of Ruiz-Henao and his accomplices (some described as 'fellow Colombian nationals, many of whom were asylum seekers or illegal immigrants over-staying work permits'), it is impossible not to conclude that these crimes would not have been perpetrated; just as the crimes of Dido Mayue-Belezika would have remained unperpetrated if he had been excluded; nor the crimes of Akil Likcani been perpetrated if he had been excluded.
These are all crimes which the British taxpayer has been bled to detect and prosecute. They would not have happened without the presence of committed foreign criminals in this country...and somebody in authority let them in. To these criminals, the grand history of the United Kingdom is a joke, the Blitz, Waterloo, Trafalgar, Culloden and the Boyne utterly meaningless; books which remain closed while they abuse its traditions and treat the country, which is nothing if it is not the product of that history, as if it were a shabby public toilet. It is intolerable.
I now believe that, if the right to seek asylum is still to exist under British law, every person seeking that status in the United Kingdom should be compelled to wear an electronic tag. The volume of crime being perpetrated by those who have gained entry to the country under the asylum system is so high, and the nature of that crime so serious, that some of the old hands have ruined it for the newcomers.
The chief variable in the asylum equation should shift from the burden being on the British citizen to admit the asylum-seeker to the asylum-seeker deciding whether being constantly monitored is a price worth paying for our sanctuary; and one would hope it would separate the wheat from the chaff without socialist mandarins like Charles Clarke demanding to stamp his jackboot upon the heads of all British citizens with so-called 'ID cards'. By and large, it is not British citizens who are enslaving young Lithuanian women, nor touting for false passports in order to defeat the asylum system for their own enrichment.
The words 'sub judice' are the great spoiler of English law; a gag designed to throttle debate like Hercules throttled the snakes in his cot that sits on a par with 'reasons of national security'. The failed London terrorist attacks of July 22 last year may have brought to the surface several outstanding examples of how British citizenship has been allowed to degrade though official indifference and neglect; and it's only really the desire to avoid prosecution myself that keeps my powder dry on that front.
However, in respect of the case of Ruiz-Henao, 'The Times' has reported today that both he and Tascon are now both British citizens. How did it come to pass that individuals whose claims for asylum were once rejected, and who were permitted to remain here on sufferance, had the impertinence to ask for, and then be granted, the same rights as I and every other native British citizen has?
What checks were done on them? What correspondence was entered into with authorities in Colombia to establish their provenance? Were any checks performed through Interpol to detrmine if they were fit and proper people to become British citizens?
Such cases would indicate it is now harder to open a bank account than to become a British citizen, an inversion of priorities engineered for reasons of ideology which hates the nation -state, and this nation-state most of all.
The Telegraph reports that both Ruiz-Henao and Tascon have been recommended for deportation at the end of their sentences. If they're British citizens, I'd like to see that one flies.
As for the 'Daily Telegraph', describing these individuals as refugees is a gross dis-service to real refugees. Ruiz-Henao and Tascon are criminals, pure and simple - and for the Telegraph to repeat the lie they told to gain admission is almost as bad as their telling of it in the first place.