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This goes for everyone on earth. Please find out the truth about your country’s immigration stats. Politicians make up entire fantasies in order to drum up xenophobia and scare people into voting for them. Migrating is much harder than they say.
It took my mother over ten years to become a citizen of Botswana. Throughout that time politicians made it seem like just about anyone could come into the country and take advantage of social services.
Same thing in Finland. I lived there for a few months and the papers made it seem like any old fool could walk across the border and receive unlimited public funds. This was not my reality
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