Leading Article: Dog tags for refugees?

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The Independent Culture
WHILE MAKING it ever more difficult for human beings to enter Britain, the Government has moved to make it easier for dogs. Just so. British restrictions on the free movement of pets have long been iniquitous, if not inhumane.

But if dogs can be tagged, why not humans? Instead of all the immigration and refugee procedures, all would-be entrants should need is a tag from their point of origin confirming their political status and their state of health.