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Today marks the day in Britain that millions of neighbours become foreigners

However the government sugarcoats the EU settlement scheme, European citizens living in the UK will now be seen as outsiders

We asked for workers, we got human beings instead,” was how the Swiss author Max Frisch summed up the “guest worker” schemes that helped wealthy European countries rebuild their economies after the…

  • Daniel Trilling
  • The Guardian

His quip lives on because it expresses the absurdity of societies that treat immigration as purely a question of economic need, reducing people to units that can be moved here and there as capital sees fit.

However partial and flawed it may be, the EU’s system of internal free movement is an attempt to escape…

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