According to the Dublin Regulation, a migrant's application has to be processed in the EU country where the person first arrived. Is it fair?
Hungary has suspended asylum rules that require it to take back refugees who first enter the country before travelling on to other EU member states. The EU has said it wants "immediate clarification" on the issue. (23.06.2015)
Hungary has retracted its announcement that it would suspend EU refugee reception rules just one day after saying that it would. But Robert Schwartz says the damage has been immense. (24.06.2015)
Hungary's announcement that it would suspend the acceptance of asylum seekers sent back from other EU countries came as the union struggles to agree on new migration polities. An EU lawmaker says dialogue is needed. (24.06.2015)
Countries who refuse to take back migrants living illegally in the EU could face problems in the future when their citizens apply for visas. New rules proposed by the EC would set stricter conditions.
A boat carrying up to 22 people on board has capsized near the island of Agathonissi, killing six children. The Greek migration minister has called on authorities to "implement safe procedures and safe routes."
More than 700,000 applications for asylum were lodged in Europe in 2017. One million asylum applications decisions were also made, with 40 percent resulting in refugee status or subsidiary protection.
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