French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve vows to maintain “order” in northern Calais, a day after dozens of migrants boarded a ferry triggering the temporary closure of the key port
CALAIS, France (Jan. 25, 2016) — French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve on Sunday, January 24, vowed to maintain “order” in northern Calais, a day after dozens of migrants boarded a ferry triggering the temporary closure of the key port.
Tighter border control comes after EU’s top economy took a record of 1.1 million refugees and migrants in 2015, Germany’s interior minister says
BERLIN, Germany (Jan. 24, 2016) — While Germany is still taking in around 2,000 refugees a day, it is now denying entry to about 200 others daily at its borders, the interior minister said Sunday, January 24.
Austria is considering whether to continue accepting applications after the cap is met, or to stop people entering at its border, says an Austrian minister
BERLIN, Germany (Jan. 24, 2016) — Austria’s interior minister said Sunday, January 24, that a new national cap on the number of asylum seekers it takes in this year could be reached by the summer, as Europe grapples with its worst migrant crisis since World War II.
Greece has repeatedly called on Frontex to help send back people deemed ineligible for asylum in Europe, such as migrants from Morocco and Pakistan
ATHENS, Greece (Jan. 24, 2016) — Greece wants EU border agency Frontex to help send back to Turkey migrants deemed ineligible for asylum in Europe, Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias told reporters Saturday, January 23.
The Greek coastguard says they had rescued 74 people after two boats ran into trouble off the Greek Aegean islands of Farmakonisi and Kalolimnos
ATHENS, Greece (Jan. 22, 2016) — At least 44 people including 20 children have died after their boats sank on their way from Turkey to Greece on Friday, January 22, with dozens of other migrants reported missing, coastguard officials in Greece and Turkey said.