Hungary’s Prime Minister is on the warpath against refugees. Most asylum seekers are turned away at the country’s borders, and those already in Hungary are to be confined to container settlements.
Austrian Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka has urged the EU to extend the country's border controls. Citing security concerns, Sobotka said he "simply needs to know who is coming to our country."
Hungary's prime minister lashed out at George Soros, founder of the embattled Central European University. The PM's remarks came after the EU Commission sent a "letter of formal notice" to the Hungarian government.
The United Nations refugee agency called on European Union states not to send asylum seekers back to Hungary under the Dublin regulation. It comes after Budapest imposed mandatory detention for people seeking asylum.
A Canadian woman has been charged with human smuggling after being stopped with asylum seekers at the US-Canada border in Saskatchewan. Authorities fear warmer weather will lead to increased crossings.
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