The European Union Needs to Prepare for the Next Wave of Migrants

A volunteer helps a young boy following a sea rescue operation near the Greek island of Lesbos on Nov. 27. ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/GETTY IMAGES In 2015, at the start of the wave of migrants who hit European shores over the next … Read More

Russia Positioning Itself in Libya to Unleash Migrant Crisis Into Europe

Russian President Vladimir Putin appears to be capitalizing on ways immigration can destabilize Western countries. A Libyan coast guardsman stands on a boat of migrants attempting to reach Europe in 2017. Libya has served as a jumping-off point for migrants … Read More

As Europe shuts out migrants, activists are pushing back

Europeans are uniting to defend migrants’ rights at the grassroots, developing “translocal” campaigns. In July, a nondescript blue vessel drifting along the Italian coast became the latest flashpoint in Europe’s “migration crisis.” For the people on board, mostly from African … Read More

EU must take responsibility for Syrian refugees in Turkey – NGO director

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The European Union must continue protecting Syrian refugees within Turkey, but should also take further responsibility and resettle more of them, Human Rights Watch associate director Gerry Simpson wrote in an op-ed published by the EU Observer on Wednesday. More effort from … Read More

Chrysochoidis: Migrant arrivals on Greek islands are ‘unmanageable’

The problem created on the Greek islands of the eastern Aegean with the rising number of migrant and refugee arrivals in the past few months is “unmanageable” and “explosive,” Citizens’ Protection Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis said on Wednesday, speaking at a … Read More

France Announces Tough New Measures on Immigration

With municipal elections approaching, President Emmanuel Macron hopes the stricter stance will lure voters away from the far right. The measures announced by President Emmanuel Macron of France on Wednesday included tightening access to health services for new asylum seekers.Credit…Pool … Read More

Europe on brink of new refugee crisis ‘EVEN GREATER’ than 2015 – German Interior Minister

FILE PHOTO. ©  Global Look Press / Nicolas Economou Europe may soon face a massive inflow of refugees and migrants that will be even bigger than at the peak of the infamous crisis, Germany’s Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has warned, urging … Read More

The Next Syrian Refugee Crisis Will Break Europe’s Back

As the possibility of another exodus increases, Greece’s decrepit refugee camps expose how the EU wasted the past three years. Afghan men gather outside the main gate of the Moria camp as migrants wait to be processed on the Greek … Read More

Greece’s new war on refugees: Clearing squatters in Athens

In the early morning of Aug. 26, dozens of asylum seekers and migrants woke up to the frightening sound of a helicopter buzzing above them. Greek riot police were stationed outside, ready to evict them from two buildings that had … Read More

Fight against illegal immigration pays off with thousands stopped

A group of illegal Afghan migrants aboard a boat off the coast of Ayvacık in western Turkey, Oct. 15, 2019. (DHA Photo) Turkey has largely managed to curb illegal migration to Europe via its territories, intercepting over 336,000 migrants so … Read More

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