New official figures show that a record 1.2 million asylum seekers arrived in the EU in 2015 – more than double the figure from the year before
BRUSSELS, Belgium (Mar. 5, 2016) — EU president Donald Tusk struck an unusually upbeat note on the migrant crisis Friday, March 4 as Turkey raised the possibility of taking back non-Syrian asylum seekers.
The plan was announced as figures showed that a record 1.25 million asylum seekers arrived in the EU in 2015, more than double the figure from the previous year
BRUSSELS, Belgium (Mar. 4, 2016)— The European Union on Friday, March 4, unveiled a “roadmap” to end border controls reintroduced by member states because of the migrant crisis and restore by year’s end the Schengen passport-free travel area.