Divided Europe challenged to overhaul defunct migration policies

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The European Union's executive launched a contentious plan on Wednesday for overhauling broken migration rules to resolve years of bitterness and provide a better welcome for refugees fleeing the Middle East and Africa.

BRUSSELS - The European Union’s executive launched a contentious plan on Wednesday for overhauling broken migration rules to resolve years of bitterness and provide a better welcome for refugees fleeing the Middle East and Africa.

Endless feuds over where to locate people have caused bad blood between the Mediterranean-shore countries where they mainly come, the reluctant easterners, and the richer northern states where many of the new arrivals aspire to live. The Commission plans would scratch a rule that the first country of arrival be responsible for asylum requests, which put too much burden on Mediterranean nations.

“Returning those with no right to asylum is crucial. Agree that solidarity must not be optional,” said Prime Minister Robert Abela. It would also put EU countries with external borders under closer monitoring to stop illegal pushing back of people after reports of such action by Hungary, Croatia, Greece and Malta.

If, however, a country were falling under major pressure, it could seek to activate a crisis mechanism under which its EU peers would be obliged to take people in or send them back.

 

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The source is unstable, corrupt, lawless, governments & regions. The international community can add more pressure from many fronts, business, trades etc. Since UN is largely made up of ‘members’ states that have these problems; it will go on for many years; like climate issues.

Legal Immigration!

obviously written with a uk brexit bias !

Unlike divided UK! Ok! vonderleyen has a plan.

yeah Europarl_EN simple sent them to the countries what actually unplace them ? that way America wont want to start so many bloody wars

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