Donors raise more than $3 billion for Venezuelan refugees amid COVID-19

By |maj 27th, 2020|coronavirus, Filippo Grandi, IOM, News, Refugees, Spain, Venezuela|

More than 60 countries on Tuesday (26 May) pledged some $3.4 billion in emergency aid for five million Venezuelans who have fled the country to neighbouring South American nations to escape economic collapse under President Nicolas Maduro.

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How immigration strengthens the German healthcare system

By |maj 11th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, doctors, Germany, healthcare, News, Refugees|

In Germany, there has been a shortage of doctors for years. The coronavirus crisis shows how the country has profited from immigration in recent years.

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Growing number of Turkish citizens apply for asylum in Germany

By |maj 8th, 2020|Asylum, Council of Europe, Germany, Iraq, Migration, News, Pro Asyl, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Refugees, Syria, Turkey|

Since the attempted coup in Turkey in summer 2016, the number of asylum applications submitted by Turkish citizens in Germany has increased significantly. In 2019, Turkish asylum seekers were the third-most-registered group, after Syrians and Iraqis, a...

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Fatnassia camp is a time-bomb that threatens whole of North Africa

By |maj 5th, 2020|Libyan Crisis, News, refugee crisis, Refugees, Tunisia, UNHCR|

The ongoing armed conflict in Libya is going to push thousands of people, now asylum-seekers in Libyan camps, to escape towards the Southern border regions of Tunisia, Medenine and Tataouine, writes Mourad Teyeb. Mourad Teyeb is a journalist and consul...

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COVID could turn Moria camp into ‘ticking time bomb’, aid organisations warn

By |april 7th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, Greece, Lesbos, migrants, Moria, News, pandemic, refugee camp, Refugees|

The Greek authorities have largely sealed off Camp Moria on the Greek island of Lesbos to prevent a coronavirus outbreak as massive restrictions apply to its approximately 18,000 inhabitants. Aid organisations are raising the alarm about the conditions...

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Austria’s EU Minister: ‘I am not a diplomat’

By |marec 20th, 2020|Austria, COVID-19, EU, EU Council, EU-Turkey deal, Hungary, Karoline Edtstadler, News, Poland, Refugees, Vienna|

A week before the European Council, the coronavirus is dominating the agenda. The EU is struggling to find solutions - but the world is not standing still and other challenges remain acute. Austria's EU Minister Karoline Edtstadler (ÖVP) tells EURACTIV how the virus will affect the summit and explains Austria's position in the crisis.

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Germany’s Skilled Immigration Act: Who will benefit?

By |februar 28th, 2020|Asylum, Education, equivalence, Germany, immigration, migrants, News, non-EU states, Refugees, skilled workers|

Germany's new law on the immigration of skilled workers, which aims to provide easier access to the German labour market for qualified workers from non-EU countries, will come into force on 1 March. But some experts believe the new law is insufficient ...

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Erdogan says Turkey cannot handle new migrant wave from Syria, warns Europe

By |december 23rd, 2019|EU, EU-Turkey deal, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Refugees, Russia, Syria, Syrian conflict, Turkey, US|

Turkey cannot handle a fresh wave of migrants from Syria, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday (22 December), warning that European countries will feel the impact of such an influx if violence in Syria's northwest is not stopped.

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Germany’s conservative interior minister now a ‘refugee saviour’

By |oktober 4th, 2019|Angela Merkel, Erdogan, European Union, Germany, Greece, Horst Seehofer, Mediterranean, migrants, Migration, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, refugee crisis, Refugees, Sea rescue, Türkei, Turkey|

Today, Germany's conservative interior minister Horst Seehofer (CSU) is travelling to Athens to prevent a situation like the 2015 refugee crisis to happen again. He is using the opportunity to work on his image as a 'problem-solver' and is even seeking...

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Italy lets in stranded migrants after striking EU deal

By |avgust 1st, 2019|Emmanuel Macron, France, Italy, Matteo Salvini, Mediterranean Sea, Migration, News, Refugees, search and rescue|

Italy allowed 116 rescued migrants to disembark from a coastguard ship Wednesday with Interior Minister Matteo Salvini's backing after five EU countries and the Church agreed to share responsibility for looking after them.

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