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EU’s Commissioner for Migration : More Terror Victims in European Cities for ‘Years to Come’

Innocent people across the European Union (EU) will continue to suffer and die in terror attacks “for years to come”, the EU’s Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs, and Citizenship has said. By – Liam Deacon “We cannot contemplate more victims in our cities, but we know that it is a reality we will probably have to face for years to come,” said Dimitris ...

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EU court dismisses complaints by Hungary and Slovakia over refugee quotas

The European Union’s top court has dismissed complaints by Slovakia and Hungary about EU migration policy, dealing a blow to the Hungarian prime minister, Viktor Orbán, and his allies in central Europe over the bitterly contested policy of refugee quotas. Via: Jennifer Rankin In an important victory for the EU, judges threw out a challenge against its mandatory relocation scheme, which aims to ...

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Czech Republic Joins Poland, Hungary and Slovakia in Refusing EU-Imposed Migrants

The Czech Republic has joined its Central European neighbors in officially announcing a withdrawal from the European Union’s 2015 migrant resettlement program. Via: Damien Cowley  After much criticism of the scheme, which seeks to resettle an initial 160,000 migrants from Italy and Greece across EU member states, the Czechs have finally withdrawn citing concerns over security and the ‘’dysfunctionality’’ of what ...

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Europe: Eight to ten million Muslims migrants are still on the way

“In terms of public order and internal security, I simply need to know who is coming to our country.” — Austrian Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka. Turkey appears determined to flood Europe with migrants either way: with Europe’s permission by means of visa-free travel, or without Europe’s permission, as retribution for failing to provide visa-free travel. The migrants arriving in Italy ...

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Hungary Refuses to Take 5,000 Muslim Migrants From Sweden

Hungary has refused a request by the Swedish government to take in 5,000 Migrants, and the Swedes want to take the matter to court. Via: svd.se The Hungarian government has long held a position against the redistribution of migrants from other European countries going as far as holding a referendum on the subject last October. But Sweden is insisting that under European Union ...

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EU says member states can start deporting refugees and migrants back to Greece from March

Countries in the EU will be able to return migrants to Greece from mid-March, the European Commission has announced. Brussels hopes the move will help to restore the bloc’s migration policies, which collapsed under a mass influx in 2015. But human rights and refugee agencies have said Greek facilities remain so overcrowded they will simply be unable to cope with ...

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