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60 000 new asylum seekers reach the EU borders

According to the EU Border Agency – Frontex a record number of immigrants have reached the border of the Union both by sea and foot during the first half of 2014. The migrants have travelled via eight main migration routes, the most popular being the Central Mediterranean route which brings migrants by boat from North […]

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Germany becomes one of the most popular immigration destinations

Germany has slowly become one of the most popular immigration destinations in the world overtaking such countries as United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. Data released Tuesday by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development showed a near 40% increase in immigration to Germany in 2012. The strong German economy, combined with a 5,1% of unemployment […]

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Anti-immigrant parties post strong gains in Euro elections

Euroskeptic and anti-immigrant parties have posted strong gains on the last weekend European elections. Their victory was so resounding that many mainstream French politicians likened the results of the elections to a political earthquake. Voters in 21 of the EU’s 28 nations went to the polls Sunday, choosing lawmakers for the bloc’s 751-seat legislature. The […]

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Germany becomes the second most popular immigration destination in the world

The last statistics from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) shows that Germany is becoming one of the most popular immigration destinations. During 2014 it is only behind the United States. The OECD published a copy of its information leaflet Migration Policy Debates on 20th May 2014. It shows that Germany has moved from […]

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Immigration will play crucial role in the upcoming EU elections

The issue of the immigration policy of the various EU countries will play a crucial vote on the upcoming EU elections during the weekend. The Liberal immigration policies that were implemented by the some European countries during the last decade are disliked by many European voters, which has led to the rise of different far-right […]

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Famous UK entrepreneur criticizes the immigration policy of the government

One of the leading UK entrepreneurs Sir James Dyson has openly criticized the overly restrictive immigration rules that are currently being implemented in UK. Dyson, who is mostly known for its company that produces vacuum cleaners, has called a “sheer madness”, the UK policy to train foreign engineers at its universities and then not to […]

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UK Conservative party might lose votes due to its immigration policy

The UK Conservative Party might lose some of its popularity during the next election due to the fact that its immigration policy is not popular among immigrant voters. According to the national newspaper Guardian the fact that British Citizens that belong to ethnic minorities do not support the Conservative Party might have unintended consequences on […]

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Germany might expel jobless EU immigrants

The German government has plans according to which jobless immigrants will be sent to their home even if the come from EU and despite the fact those EU citizens have the right to freely move and work within the boundaries of the Union. According to a draft of a government report the unemployed EU citizens […]

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Britain and EU clash about immigration benefits

A new proposal from the United Kingdom to limit the rights of EU immigrants to access local welfare funds has escalated into war of words with EU officials over the free movement of workers. The UK’s Work and Pensions Minister, Ian Duncan has said that from now on EU immigrants must prove that they have earned […]

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Germany might expel jobless EU immigrants

The German government has plans according to which jobless immigrants will be sent to their home even if the come from EU and despite the fact those EU citizens have the right to freely move and work within the boundaries of the Union. According to a draft of a government report the unemployed EU citizens do […]

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