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More than 90% of migrants use criminal networks to get to...

A joint Europol-Interpol report found that more than 90% of migrants crossing into Europe do so using criminal organisations. The report on the extraordinary crisis interviewed 1,500...

Visa-free travel for Turks going to Europe

The European Commission will press ahead with visa-free travel for Turkish citizens under conditions related to the migrant influx, as part of a controversial EU-Turkey deal. This...

EU Commission mulls European asylum reform

Against the backdrop of the refugee influx into Europe, the EU Commission has offered several options for reforming the Common European Asylum System (CEAS). Speaking...

Mediterranean refugee crossings halve in March, figures show

Refugees arrivals from across the Mediterranean halved in March compared to the previous month, according to newly released UNHCR figures. The UN agency reported that...

Poland revokes pledge to accept refugees after Brussels attacks

Prime Minister Beata Szydło has stated that Poland will not take any refugees, a day after the terror attacks on Brussels. In January, Szydło announced that 400...

Calls for a unified EU refugees policy grow

Calls are growing for a complete overhaul of EU asylum rules in the face of unprecedented numbers of refugees seeking entry to the European Union. Italy,...