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Germany Backs Austrian Border Controls

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European Leaders Clash over Migration Rules

“European Leaders Clash Over Migration Policies,” by Valentina Pop and Viktoria Dendrinou for the Wall Street Journal: European leaders clashed Thursday over the bloc’s faltering migration policies, with Austria digging in its heels on a decision that is likely to … Continue reading

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Economic Effects of Schengen Borders

“Putting up barriers,” from the Economist: LONG lines of lorries once blotted the chocolate-box alpine landscape of the Brenner Pass, an important road link between southern and northern Europe. The Schengen agreement, which came into effect in 1995 and has … Continue reading

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Germany Pushes Migrants Back to Austria

“Germany sends migrants back to Austria,” from the BBC: Germany has been sending an increasing number of migrants back to Austria every day since the beginning of the month, Austrian police say. Many had no valid documents, whilst others did … Continue reading

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Brutal Smuggler Tactics Revealed After Migrant Deaths in Austria

“Migrant Suffocation in Truck Near Hungary Reveal Tactics of Smugglers,” by David D. Kirkpatrick for the New York Times: Austrian police officers found pungent fluid dripping from the back door of a meat truck that had been abandoned on a … Continue reading

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