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Italy Sends Eritreans to Sweden

“Italy Sends Eritreans to Sweden as EU Migrant Relocations Begin,” by Elisabetta Povoledo for the New York Times: A small group of Eritrean asylum seekers left Italy for Sweden on Friday, initiating a contentious European Union relocation program meant to … Continue reading

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European Union Approves 2.4 Billion Euros for Migrant Crises

“European Union Approves 2.4 Billion Euros Funding For Migration Crises,” from Reuters: The European Commission on Monday approved 2.4 billion euros ($2.6 billion) of aid over six years for countries including Greece and Italy that have struggled to cope with … Continue reading

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Migrants Stay in Limbo Between Italy and France

“Migrants’ Journeys Stall in Italy, Near the French Border,” by Aurelien Breeden for the New York Times: The train that rumbles along the steep French-Italian coast, shuttling tourists from one picturesque town to another, did not take Abdulhakim Kabeto very … Continue reading

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Italian Authorities Unable to Recieve 700 Migrants on a Medicins Sans Frontieres Rescue Boat

“Italian island turns away migrant boat with hundreds on board – because it has run out of room,” by Caroline Mortimer for the Independent: Italian authorities have prevented a rescue boat with 700 migrants on board from landing on the … Continue reading

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Asylum Battle in the EU for Eritrean Migrants

“Eritrean migrants face new asylum battle in EU,” by Martin Plaut for the BBC: The exodus from Eritrea is complicating Europe’s efforts to tackle the Mediterranean migrant crisis. Eritreans – struggling ashore or picked up at sea – form the … Continue reading

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