The BBC reports
`Gordon Brown has pledged more jobs for British workers as he seeks to draw a line under a row over the number of migrants employed in the UK.``The prime minister promised more help for the unemployed to fill the 600,000 vacancies he said were available.``It comes after the government admitted it had underestimated the number of migrant workers by as much as 700,000.``The Conservatives say Mr Brown`s pledge of "British jobs for British workers" is illegal under EU law.
Historically, the US has been greatly influenced by political trends in the UK. It is quite likely that if containment of immigration truly goes"`mainstream"
in the UK, it will also do so in the US.