Friday, January 23, 2009

How Bad is It? Immigrants Leaving Great Britain, U.S.

Not emmigrants, these are immigrants leaving.
We first noticed this remarkable trend last May:
...*Which may explain this headline from the Daily Mail last week:

'We're fed up with the cold weather and the NHS,' say asylum seekers trying to break OUT of Britain

Akin to one of our Climateer Quote of the Day runners-up:

First runner-up:

Via the WSJ's Real Time Economics blog:
From a Federal Reserve Board Open Market Committee transcript:

...“There is growing anecdotal evidence that this may be due to Mexican immigrants departing the United States in search of a better life in Mexico”

In August:
Illegal Immigrants Returning to Mexico in Record Numbers

California’s doldrums sending some immigrant laborers home

Then in October:
Polish immigrants leaving Britain: What the Poles did for us
Britain's Polish workers are heading home in search of a better life – and it's our loss, says Harry de Quetteville.
Finally, in the last month there has been a flurry of stories,:
Decision to return to Mexico becomes a question of family for local immigrants
Tough Economy Making Illegal Immigrants Return to Homelands
New loan program seeks to aid Mexican workers returning home
Immigrants Return Home

Amazing signposts on the road to economic perdition.