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Greens Concerned About Asylum Policy Ahead of European Elections

June 17, 2024

The Green Party presents itself in Germany as a party that opposes the shift to the right, advocates for the preservation of German democracy, and emphasizes the importance of protecting the environment. While the Greens tend to avoid discussing asylum policy, the increasing strength of right-wing parties in Europe and the more restrictive immigration policies […]

Donors’ Conference for Syria: Germany Pledges $1 Billion amid European Dispute over Refugees

June 13, 2024

Countries participating in the Donors’ Conference for Syria held in Brussels have pledged an additional $7.5 billion to help alleviate the suffering caused by the civil war. After the conference, European Union Commissioner Janez Lenarčič stated that the funds allocated for Syria consist of $5 billion in grants and $2.5 billion in loans. Germany pledged […]

New law to facilitate employment of foreigners with professional experience in Germany

March 3, 2024

Starting from the first of March 2024, the system for employing foreigners with professional experience in Germany will be activated, in accordance with the new immigration law, which aims to meet the need of the labor market in Germany for skilled workers. This system will benefit people with professional experience who hold certificates accredited by […]

Even though the borders are closed…
18 migrants arrested on the Finnish-Russian border

February 7, 2024

The Finnish authorities arrested 18 migrants, including women and children, on Finland’s closed land border with Russia, one week after the disappearance of 160 migrants who had applied for asylum in Finland. The Finnish border guard said the group was suspected of illegally crossing a forested area north of the Imatra border crossing and consisted […]

The European far-right is “reviewing” its positions on immigration due to the need for 43 million public workers

February 4, 2024

Media outlets reported that despite the strict laws issued by European countries to obstruct the flow of immigrants, the right and extreme right are currently reviewing their positions on immigration, under pressure from businessmen, noting that the Italian Prime Minister and the Hungarian Prime Minister are allowing the reception of new immigrants after having built […]

A huge surge in the number of irregular migrants to Europe during 2023

January 31, 2024

The European Border and Coast Guard Agency, Frontex, revealed a huge increase in the rates of irregular migration to EU countries over the past year, while Syrians came at the forefront of those fleeing, and women and minors constituted 10 percent of the migrants. In a statement, on Tuesday, January 15, the agency stated that […]

Despite the human rights rejection, Cyprus renews its demands for the EU to declare Syria a safe zone

January 29, 2024

The Greek island of Cyprus has renewed its demands to the European Union Commission to consider Syria a safe zone, in light of the continued influx of refugees into its territory, while the United Nations and human rights bodies insist that the conditions in Syria do not allow enabling or facilitating the return of refugees. […]

A slight increase over previous years
The EU will provide international protection for about 60,000 refugees over the next year

January 1, 2024

A senior EU official said that in 2024 and 2025, the Union will allow the entry of more than 60,000 of the most vulnerable refugees. This is a slight increase compared to previous years, while the official rejected criticism that the EU is more welcoming to Ukrainians than others. European Union Commissioner for Home Affairs […]

In cooperation with the EU
Italy launches a project to support marginalized migrants in 16 cities

December 19, 2023

Italy has launched a project to form a network between different municipalities, to provide assistance to vulnerable and socially marginalized migrants in Italian cities. The European Union is financing the project through the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund, amid human rights criticism of “terrible slowdown” on the part of Rome and Milan in the process […]

Hague Municipality: The situation in Ter Apel reception center for asylum seekers is “extremely dangerous”

December 18, 2023

The municipality of The Hague stated that the situation of refugees in the center for asylum seekers in Ter Apel is deteriorating significantly due to the overcrowding in large numbers exceeding its capacity, which threatens refugees with the danger of sleeping in the open, at a time when the extreme right-wing and anti-immigration intensification, Geert […]

The Albanian opposition criticizes the government over an agreement with Italy to deport migrants to Tirana

December 5, 2023

The signing of an immigration agreement between Albania and Italy sparked widespread controversy in the Albanian capital, Tirana, as the Albanian opposition criticized Prime Minister Edi Rama and expressed its fear of a migration crisis in Albania. The agreement signed by the head of the far-right Italian government, Giorgia Meloni, and her Albanian counterpart, Edi […]

Despite the Rise of Radical Currents
6 European Countries are Ideal for Refugees… Sweden and Germany Come to the Forefront

November 26, 2023

By: Seif Ali In response to the emergence of far-right parties and their anti-immigrant stance, the right-wing and centrist parties in many European countries have adopted anti-immigration measures in an attempt to snatch victory from the jaws of radicals. The competition between these political currents that tighten and limit immigration has become in full swing. […]

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