Europe's refugee crisis was in focus at the EU interior ministers' meeting in Luxembourg. All agree about the need to secure Europe's borders, but working out the details of a migration deal with Turkey is proving more difficult.
Germany's government is concerned that proposed changes to EU asylum rules will force it to take in significantly more refugees in the future, according to Der Spiegel. The reforms would also void any caps on refugees.
Refugees in Germany who appeal against the rejection of their asylum applications are having growing success, a report says. Critics say the high rate of wins puts German migration authorities in a bad light.
Parliamentarians are grappling with a new law to reunite families with migrants who have fled dire circumstances, but who don't have refugee status. Both the left and the right have concerns about its implementation.
The leaders of the "Southern Seven" met in Rome to discuss multiple problems facing the European Union. Migration was high on the agenda for many of the countries on the front lines of the recent migration crisis.
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