5th Jun 2023


Schulz: Migrant crisis threatens EU free movement

EP head Schulz said at an EU summit Thursday the migrant crisis puts the future of the Schengen passport-free area "more than ever at risk" from politicians who want to close borders. He backed EU migrant quotas, adding: "Voluntary or intergovernmental schemes have been tried in the past and failed".

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Asylum and SLAPP positions in focus This WEEK

Home affairs ministers will work on trying to clinch a common position among EU governments on the migration management system regulation and the asylum procedure regulation, two key parts of the bloc's asylum reform.

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