MPs finally agree to open borders

A majority of MPs now back cabinet plans to fully open the Dutch borders to people from countries that joined the EU in 2004. MPs said social affairs minister Piet Hein Donner had taken enough measures to make sure new immigrants were not exploited and employers paid proper wages.

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