Same as it ever was

The UK government is still refusing to issue visas to members of the Iroquois Nationals lacrosse team. The team has now forfeited a second game.
"Erin Taylor, a spokeswoman at the British Consulate in New York, said by email at 12:36 p.m.: Team members must present travel documents her government considers valid, plus U.S. or Canadian passports."

File under: getting it, you are still not.

Here's the full story from the Syracuse Post-Standard.

An affront to my friends and neighbors is an affront to me.

Speaking as a neighbor, I'll add that Haudenosaunee-American relations aren't looking so hot at the moment, what with state and county governments encroaching on tribal rights. Additional fuckery from the UK is precisely what we do not need at the moment, thank you very much.

Previously: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

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