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

EU ministers in Malta to thrash out new migrant system

Around 60,000 migrants have risked the dangerous Mediterranean crossing so far this year (AFP Photo/ARIS MESSINIS) Valletta (AFP) – Interior ministers from four EU countries meet Monday in Malta to try to work out an automatic system to determine which … Read More

A Migration Nightmare-Why Germany’s Deportation System Is Failing Everyone

As Germany tries to crack down on rejected asylum-seekers and criminal refugees, its civil servants are constrained by the limits of a dysfunctional system. Whether refugee, police officer or office clerk, almost everyone involved has something to complain about. When German … Read More

What you need to know: The German-Spanish migrant deal

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Berlin and Madrid are demonstrating unity with a joint agreement on returning migrants from Germany to Spain. Now Germany wants to seal similar deals with other countries. But what exactly does it involve? The agreement stipulates that Germany is allowed … Read More

Disputed policies on migrants are the top threat to EU unity

posted in: European Union, News

This June 12, 2018 photo released Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by French NGO “SOS Mediterranee” shows migrants being transferred from the Aquarius ship to Italian Coast Guard boats, in the Mediterranean Sea. Italy dispatched two ships Tuesday to help take … Read More

Saudi Crown Prince says will develop nuclear bomb if Iran does

A rise in right wing nationalism across the European Union has resulted in increased hardship for many Syrian refugees. Seven years after fleeing war in Syria many struggle to build their lives in a hostile anti-Muslim environment. March 15 marks … Read More

Germany fears EU migration reforms will trigger refugee influx: report

Germany’s government is concerned that proposed changes to EU asylum rules will force it to take in significantly more refugees in the future, according to Der Spiegel. The reforms would also void any caps on refugees. Berlin fears the European … Read More