British welcome of immigrants wears thin

By Griff Witte, January 7, 2014

LONDON — For weeks, Britain has been abuzz with news of the coming onslaught.

Entire villages in Bulgaria had emptied out. Buses packed with Romanian beggars and criminals were on their way.

The new year brought an end to restrictions on immigration from two of Europe’s poorest nations to one of its wealthiest, and to hear British politicians and commentators tell it, the whole island could be at risk of sinking from the strain.

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