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Hungary move to criminalise helping asylum seekers 'infringes EU law'
The EU's Court of Justice found the Hungarian legislation restricts the rights to asylum in an unlawful manner.
EU urged to stand firm against 'desperate and illegitimate' Belarus
A surge of migrants attempting to cross into Poland from Belarus has brought international condemnation and threats of more sanctions against Lukashenko's regime.
EU system for deporting migrants 'encourages illegal migration'
Instead of deterring illegal migrants, the EU system actually encourages people to attempt the journey to Europe, says an EU auditors report.
Europe's garden is ridden with poverty, plastic and contradiction
Spain's southern region of Andalusia attracts two very different kinds of foreigners: those that flock to its beautiful beaches every year and the growing army of migrants that harvest fruit and vegetables in what has been coined as Europe's back garden.
Lithuania takes a tougher line on the migrant influx from Belarus
Lithuania has struggled with a flow of migrants from the Middle East and Africa, a huge influx that the Baltic country has blamed on Minsk as part of a "hybrid war" against the EU.
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.
UK to pay France €62.7 million to curb Channel migration
The deal between the two countries will see French authorities double the number of officers deployed along the coast with their patrol area widened.
'Unacceptable': Belarus accused of using migrants in its fight with EU
Brussels says Belarus is facilitating illegal crossings into Lithuania to put "political pressure" on the European Union.
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.
Are the Canary Islands becoming a migrant limbo?
Ousmane is one of the thousands of migrants stuck in the Canary Islands desperately trying to get to mainland Europe. Many want to leave and many more keep arriving. Local populations are struggling to manage the financial costs creating social tensions in the Spanish archipelago.
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
MEPs call for EU Border Agency chief to quit over 'migrant pushbacks'
Fabrice Leggeri was questioned over Frontex's alleged role in denying rights to asylum-seekers by preventing them from entering the EU.
Romanian border police accused of alleged violence against migrants
Migrants have shared testimonies of their alleged physical abuse by Romanian border guards, who illegally expelled them back to Serbia.
Sudanese man found dead after trying to cross English Channel
France's citizenship minister Marlene Schiappa criticised "smugglers who take advantage of the distress of human beings".
German police discover 31 migrants hidden inside Turkish fruit truck
The 31 migrants were taken to a federal police station after driving for hours on top of boxes of melons.
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.
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Erdogan likens Greek authorities to Nazis for returning migrants
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said there was "no difference" between the Nazis and the Greek authorities forcibly repelling migrants.
Surging numbers of migrants are using small boats to reach the UK
Desperate migrants hiding in the back of freight trucks to get to Britain on ferries had been the target, but now smugglers have switched their tactics and record numbers are now risking their lives, attempting to get across the English Channel, from France to the UK, in small boats
Irregular migration to EU 'at lowest level since 2013' — Frontex
Preliminary figures show 139,000 irregular migrants were detected at EU external borders last year — 92% lower than at the peak of the migrant crisis.
UK lorry deaths: Man appears in court on manslaughter charges
A man appeared in court charged with the manslaughter of 39 people found last week in a refrigerated truck outside of London.
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Tighter EU border controls does not deter refugees
Thousands of migrants are stranded in Bosnia and Herzegovina on the border with Croatia. As the winter closes in, the external border of the European Union is inching towards a humanitarian emergency. Around 21,000 migrants have taken this route seeking safe refuge in the EU.
The new Western Balkans Route and the future of migration crisis
With the emergence of the new Western Balkans Route and continued illegal migration, how is Europe responding to the refugee crisis? Insiders’ host Sophie Claudet speaks to Gerald Knaus ‐ the founding chairman of the European Stability Initiative (ESI) think tank.
Niger: Europe’s migration cop?
In this edition of Insiders, we go to Niger, Africa’s gateway to Europe. Each year at least 100,000 migrants from Niger and neighboring Sub-Saharan countries used to travel from there to Libya in the hope of making it to Europe.
EU funds to tackle Niger's people smugglers miss their target
"Insiders" producer Sophie Claudet speaks with reporter Valerie Gauriat, just back from investigating the latest situation on Niger's border with Libya.
Niger: Africa's migration sentinel
On the immigration, terrorism and global warming frontlines, one of the world's poorest nations has a multitude of problems piecemeal aid will not solve.