We highlighted a few months back the impact of Poland's entry into the European Union. Hundreds of thousands of Polish economic migrants have traveled to other countries in the EU with arguably positive affect. It's kept British inflation down, introduced new foods and the last time we're were in London, golly, the customer service had vastly improved with these young chirpy Poles and their accents.

We highlighted a few months back the impact of Poland’s entry into the European Union. Hundreds of thousands of Polish economic migrants have traveled to other countries in the EU with arguably positive affect. It’s kept British inflation down, introduced new foods and the last time we’re were in London, golly, the customer service had vastly improved with these young Poles and their chirpy accents.

January 1 2007 sees the inclusion of two new states Romania and Bulgaria. These countries’ GDP is a third of the average Euro GDP, the BBC reports – and an influx of migrants is expected any day soon. Of course not everyone is happy – just read this article from the ‘good old’ Daily Mail (republished kindly in Bulgaria) that does its best to raise fears about Romanian crime gangs invading Surrey.

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