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UK receives highest number of #NonEUImmigrants in 15 years

UK receives highest number of #NonEUImmigrants in 15 years

| February 28, 2020

Britain received the highest number of immigrants from outside the European Union since 2004 in the year to the end of September, driven by an increased number of Chinese and Indian students, official figures showed on Thursday (27 February), writes David Milliken. Total net immigration reached 240,000 in the 12 months to September 2019, after […]

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Protecting all children in #migration: Commission outlines priority actions

Protecting all children in #migration: Commission outlines priority actions

Over the past two years, a growing number of children in migration have arrived in the EU, many of them without their families. While EU and member states’ legislation provide a solid framework for protection, the recent surge in arrivals has put national systems under pressure and exposed gaps and shortcomings. This is why the […]

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EU countries that do not host #AsylumSeekers should not get EU solidarity funding, says lead MEP

EU countries that do not host #AsylumSeekers should not get EU solidarity funding, says lead MEP

All EU countries must share responsibility for hosting asylum seekers arriving in Europe. So it follows those that refuse to do so should not get solidarity funding from other EU member states, Cecilia Wikström (ALDE, SE), lead MEP on the reform the Dublin asylum system told the Civil Liberties Committee on Thursday. Ms Wikström presented […]

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Civil society organisations urge EU countries to honour their common agreement on relocating #migrants

Civil society organisations urge EU countries to honour their common agreement on relocating #migrants

The Economic and Social Committee say that the EU needs to change the narrative and share the many good stories as an antidote to the fears and worries spread by right-wing populists. It is indispensable for member states to stick to the relocation programme they themselves agreed upon in September 2015. It is unacceptable that […]

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Ring of Pakistani #migrant smugglers prosecuted

Ring of Pakistani #migrant smugglers prosecuted

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Law-enforcement authorities of Germany, Hungary, Italy and Slovenia, in strong co-operation with Europol’s European Migrant Smuggling Centre, have dismantled an organized crime group that arranged the smuggling of migrants from Hungary to Italy. Coordinated investigations revealed that members of the smuggling network were Pakistani citizens who formed their criminal enterprise in Italy. More than 100 […]

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#Britons say #economy their top concern, overtaking immigration – poll

#Britons say #economy their top concern, overtaking immigration – poll

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Britons are now more concerned about the economy than they are about terrorism or immigration, a survey showed on Tuesday (21 February), another sign that consumers are feeling increasingly worried about Britain’s decision to leave the European Union.  The survey by data and information group Nielsen found that 28% of Britons named the economy as […]

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#Brexit: UK will not be ‘half-in, half-out’ of EU, says May

#Brexit: UK will not be ‘half-in, half-out’ of EU, says May

| January 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

The UK will not retain “partial” membership of the EU once it leaves, Theresa May (pictured) has said in her much-anticipated Brexit speech. The prime minister will tell other European countries the UK wants to trade with them “as freely as possible” but will not be “half-in, half-out” of the EU. Her speech, currently taking […]

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