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>> In a mountain stronghold of Italy's anti-immigrant League party, Agitu Idea Gudeta is building a new life. Eight years after arriving in the Trentino region, seeking asylum from Ethiopia, she's now making a success of raising her own goats and producing cheese.
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a country growing increasingly hostile to migrants.
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>> That thinking is widespread among the League, which governs Italy in a coalition and is now, according to some polls, the country's most popular party. That support is fueled by its uncompromising stance against the arrival of more than 650,000 migrants, many from sub-Saharan Africa in the past five years.
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Italy has now shut its ports to humanitarian rescue ships, saying other European countries need to take more of the burden from an influx of asylum seekers. And while Gudeta's customers admire her achievements, some also share the views of the League and its leader, Interior Minister Matteo Salvini.>>
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>> Salvini in some way is right, because we cannot open our doors and take in all the migrants of Europe while Europe does not help us. It is the right thing to do to use an iron fist for a while, to wake up the rest of Europe.>> Gudeta sees a bright future and has even started to employ migrants like herself.
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But she fears others who make the same long journey to Italy will now find creating a new life much harder.