Is Europe Having A Change Of Heart On Immigration?

Italian opposition leader Silvio Berlusconi recently fired up his campaign for Prime Minister with a proposal to allow police to fire on boats carrying illegal immigrants to Italy's shores. In Britain, Conservative Party leader William Hague has called for a crackdown on bogus asylum seekers, while in Belgium, the far-right Flemish party Vlaams Block, which ran on an anti-immigration platform, won a surprisingly large share of the vote in local elections on Oct. 8.

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