Friday

20th Oct 2017

Ticker

Germany rejects more undocumented migrants at borders

Germany has turned back more undocumented migrants, at it's borders, during the first half of 2016 and deported more foreigners without residency permits than during all of 2015, according to interior ministry figures released in response to an inquiry from the opposition Left party. In total 13,324 migrants were denied entry from January to June - nearly 50% more than the 8,913 people rejected in 2015.

Analysis

May on mission impossible in Brussels

UK prime minister called on other EU leaders to "step forward together", but she has almost nothing to offer them except the threat of walking away.

EU seeks to shut down Libya sea route

EU leaders are aiming to reach a consensus on the Dublin asylum reforms by early next year, announced European Council chief Donald Tusk. But first, they want to shut down the Central Mediterranean route from Libya.

MEPs: EU migrant quotas do have a future

The EU Parliament's lead negotiator on the Dublin rule, a key asylum regulation that has sparked a political clash among EU states, is now demanding for an automatic and permanent relocation scheme.

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