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MEPs are withholding approval of Frontex's budget until they are allowed to see a report on alleged human rights violations by agency staff.
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A new investigation claims that the EU's border agency, Frontex, has been involved in forcing back over 950 refugees and migrants in the Aegean sea between March 2020 and September 2021.
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The number of migrants crossing into the EU this year is the highest since the 2016 migration crisis, says the EU border agency Frontex.
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The EU border agency aircraft was deployed a week after 27 migrants died when their dinghy deflated in the Channel.
Illegal border crossings have risen beyond 2019 levels, says Frontex
The number of illegal border crossings is up 45% more than in 2019 but is still below the levels seen in 2015.
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Police data show Albania has seen a rise in arrests for illegal entry this year, as numbers of migrants trying to reach Albania have skyrocketed.
Fifth migrant dies at Poland-Belarus border as UN calls for protection
Thousands of migrants, mostly from the Middle East, have crossed or attempted to cross the EU border from Belarus in recent months.
Illegal border crossings into EU rebound sharply in 2021
A total of 124,000 illegal border crossings were recorded in 2020. So far this year Frontex has observed more than 82,000.
EU funds for African IDs: migration regulation tool or data risk?
More people in Africa cannot prove their identity than anywhere else in the world. EU funding is changing that to fight illegal migration — but data protection is a worry
How Frontex became the most contentious EU agency
The EU's external border agency is facing the most serious crisis of confidence in its history just as it prepares to expand its mandate, budget and personnel.
Frontex to 'significantly' up support along Lithuania-Belarus border
Frontex said in a statement that it will more than double its number of officers and patrol cars in Lithuania.
Amnesty accuses Greece of 'systematic' policy of migrant pushbacks
Athens has disputed reports accusing Greek border police of violent returns of refugees and migrants to Turkey.
EU border agency Frontex failing to fulfil its duties, say auditors
It raises questions about whether the agency should have had its budget and responsibilities expanded to such an extent.
EU border agency Frontex criticised by NGOs for photo competition
NGOs have described the competition as a "Contest of Shame" and published photos that they say "reflect the reality of the situation"
EU plans to boost power of border agency Frontex raise eyebrows
The move from the European Commission raised concerns due to the ongoing investigations surrounding the border control agency.
MEPs to personally investigate Frontex amid pushback allegations
Members of the European Parliament will conduct a fact-finding mission to shed light on the accusations surrounding the EU's border control agency.
Asylum 'under attack' at Europe's borders, UN refugee agency says
“With so few arrivals to Europe, this should be a manageable situation. It is regrettable that the issue of asylum remains politicised and divisive despite such declining numbers," said UNHCR Assistant High Commissioner for Protection Gillian Triggs.
EU migration chief welcomes Frontex suspension of operations in Hungary
EU migration chief welcomes the decision of Frontex to suspend operations in Hungary
Frontex chief told to handover details on 3 migrant pushback claims
Fabrice Leggeri says he is "working closely" with investigators to get them the missing information after they expressed concern over the time it had taken.
EU migration chief urges Frontex to clarify pushback allegations
Ylva Johansson, the European Commissioner for Home Affairs, calls on Frontex, the EU’s border agency, to clarify accusations of involvement in migrant pushbacks.
EU's border agency Frontex probed over migrant pushback claims
The investigation comes after MEPs called for Frontex's director to resign over alleged migrant pushbacks.
Overall migration down, EU says, amid sharp rise in sea crossings
The bloc's border agency says many more people attempted crossings from north and west Africa in 2020
Illegal border crossings into EU surge as coronavirus fears ease
In April, Frontex recorded just 900 illegal border crossings since 2009. In May, it was 4,300.
Frontex operation in Greece "lacks legal basis"
Frontex has to operate while respecting European and human rights law, and this cannot be the case when migrants cannot apply for asylum.