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10 Nov
The EU's asylum agency said a rise in monthly figures of people seeking refuge in Europe has "accelerated," putting further pressure on host countries.
23 Jan 2022
2022 is not yet one month old, but already around a thousand people have made "irregular" crossings from France to the United Kingdom – putting a spotlight back onto the issue of migration between the European Union and its former member state. Margaritis Schinas is European Commission Vice-President, and the Commissioner in charge of migration and asylum issues. He tells FRANCE 24 he wants "clarity" from the UK over how it wishes to proceed in tackling the issue of thousands of people risking their lives each year to cross the English Channel.
14 Jan 2022
The highest number of asylum requests came from Syria, while over 17% of first-time applications were on behalf of children born in Germany under the age of one.
13 Sep 2021
Four women and a six-year-old child were reportedly injured in the stabbing, which occurred in the resort town of Rimini. Prosecutors believe the man was under the influence of drugs.
17 Jul 2021
The White House says some 20,000 people who worked as interpreters for the US during the war in Afghanistan have applied for evacuation.
16 Jul 2021
The White House says some 20,000 people who worked as interpreters for the US during the war in Afghanistan have applied for evacuation.
4 Jun 2021
The new center would likely be built in an African country and may eventually lead to the bulk of the country's asylum applications being processed overseas.
13 Apr 2021
The volatile security situation and brutal crackdown on protesters in Myanmar has prompted many to flee and cross the border into India's northeastern states.
7 Mar 2021
Two groups of asylum seekers -- who were ordered under former president Donald Trump to stay in Mexico while their requests were processed -- cross into the US, as President Joe Biden's administration begins dismantling the controversial "Remain in Mexico" program put in place by his predecessor.
11 Jan 2021
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4 Apr 2020
Europe's biggest asylum seeker camp of Moria, on the Greek island of Lesbos, was designed for 3,000 refugees but houses 20,000. Given the coronavirus, evacuating it is paramount, says migration expert Gerald Knaus.
27 Mar 2020
Authorities have admitted that large numbers of refugees continue to be attacked in and outside of shelters — many by right-wing extremists. One politician said the newcomers can "expect to be attacked at any time."

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