Where immigration is permitted, it is typically selective. As of 2003 [update] , family reunification accounted for approximately two-thirds of legal immigration to the US every year.  Ethnic selection, such as the White Australia policy , has generally disappeared, but priority is usually given to the educated, skilled, and wealthy. Less privileged individuals, including the mass of poor people in low-income countries, cannot avail themselves of the legal and protected immigration opportunities offered by wealthy states. This inequality has also been criticized as conflicting with the principle of equal opportunities . The fact that the door is closed for the unskilled, while at the same time many developed countries have a huge demand for unskilled labor, is a major factor in illegal immigration . The contradictory nature of this policy—which specifically disadvantages the unskilled immigrants while exploiting their labor—has also been criticized on ethical grounds. [ citation needed ]
I would have one very special pink flowery pinafore that I would only wear to teatime with Pooh and Paddington and Raggedy Ann. I would wear this dress with a sweet little bonnet with ribbons, and my hair would be long and fine and done up in bows. I would be a pretty little girl, very prim and proper and delicate--not some big, burly ox who can barely get his finger through the cup-handle without breaking the cup half the time. I would always stick my pinky out while I sipped from my cup. There would be biscuits and little white cakes, as well, and I would throw a simply delightful afternoon tea party.
In Medicare there are similar coverage gaps, though to a lesser extent. The most common coverage gap for Medicare beneficiaries is the Medicare Part D coverage gap , which is also sometimes known as "the donut hole." After a beneficiary has met a drug insurance maximum for the year, he or she is then responsible for all or a large portion of drug costs. For some, this is too great of an expense, which forces some elderly to stop taking medically necessarily drugs or to go onto Medicaid. Because of such coverage gaps, many Medicare beneficiaries buy supplemental insurance known as Medigap .