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European Union Asks Member States to Accept Migrant Quotas

“European Union Asks Member States to Accept Quotas of Migrants,” by James Kanter for the New York Times: The European Union authorities formally appealed to the bloc’s member states on Wednesday to accept quotas of migrants to relieve the burden … Continue reading

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To Strengthen Border Control, EU and Arab States Initiate ‘Seahorse’ Program

Two news organizations reported the project: “EU and Libya form ‘Seahorse’ network to fight irregular migration,” from Malta Today: European Union member states and Libya will join forces as part of the Seahorse Mediterraneo project, presented today in Madrid, in … Continue reading

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‘Smart Borders’ Proposed by European Commission Raises Human Rights Concerns

“Proposed new EU border controls spark human rights concerns,” from Press TV: Experts from across Europe gathered at a conference in Brussels to consider the European Commission’s plan to introduce a so-called Smart Borders Package. The 1.1-billion euro plan proposes … Continue reading

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EU Pressures Malta to Accept Stranded Migrants

“EU presses Malta to accept African migrants at sea,” from the BBC: The European Commission has urged Malta to allow 102 African migrants rescued from the sea by a tanker to enter its territory. It said the EU state had … Continue reading

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