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FRA: Worsening conditions for migrants and refugees across Europe

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The FINANCIAL — The Coronavirus pandemic continues to severely affect migrants and refugees. Difficulties to enter the EU, increasing reports of pushbacks and violence at the borders, and worsening conditions in reception centres are some of the main concerns the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) identifies in its latest migration quarterly bulletin. At the same time, the European Commission’s new Migration and Asylum Pact kicks off new discussions about the future EU migration and asylum framework. The Moria fire In September, the Moria camp on Lesvos burned down, leaving about 12,000 people without shelter. Most of them were transferred…

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FRA: Worsening conditions for migrants and refugees across Europe

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The FINANCIAL — The Coronavirus pandemic continues to severely affect migrants and refugees. Difficulties to enter the EU, increasing reports of pushbacks and violence at the borders, and worsening conditions in reception centres are some of the main concerns the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) identifies in its latest migration quarterly bulletin. At the…

Asylum Seekers in EU: Syrians, Afghans and Venezuelans are on the top

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The FINANCIAL -- In 2019, 612 700 first-time asylum seekers applied for international protection in the 27 Member States of the European Union (EU), up by 12% compared with 2018 (549 000), but around half of the number recorded in the peak year 2015 when 1 216 900 first-time asylum applicants were registered.…